If you are conducting some Holmes family history research then you can view the Holmes coat of arms and the name meaning and origin of the name as well as the meaning of symbols below. This is a great place to start when tracing your genealogy and Holmes surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Holmes in Ireland was
brought by settlers from Scotland
to the Province of Ulster during
the seventeenth century.
This name was also adopted by a
number of native Gaelic Mac Thomais
Septs who also changed their native
name to Thomson and Combs.
MacComish and Cavish are
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Canton||An Honorable charge|
|Wavy||Often representing water|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
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