Hooley Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Hooley Family History

If you are conducting some Hooley family history research then you can view the Hooley 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 Hooley surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The name Hooley in Ireland is derived from the Gaelic word 'uallach' meaning 'boastful'. This name was adopted by some O'Driscoll families located in County Cork in the South of the country. Whooley, Wholey and Holey are among the more frequently found variants.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Hooley Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Bend A bearing of High Honour which signifies Defence or Protection.
Mullet/Star of Five Points Denotes Virtue, Learning, and Piety.
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