If you are conducting some Holston family history research then you can view the Holston 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 Holston surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Holston in Ireland is
usually of immigrant origin having
been introduced into the Province
of Ulster by settlers from England
and Scotland, especially during
the seventeenth century.
It is in the Northern Counties that
the majority of descendants
bearing this name in Ireland
can today still be found.
A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.
|Chief||Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle|
|Bull/Ox||Denotes valour and Magnanimity|
|Dolphin||Symbol of charity and Kind Affection towards children|
|Keys||Symbol of Guardianship and Dominion|
|Martlet||One who has been disposessed of land. Sign for fourth son. In Ireland the Martlett was the bird of perpetual movement|
|Pellet/Ogress/Gunstone||Black Roundle which represents a Canon ball|
|Squirrel||Lover of the woods|
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