If you are conducting some Hunt family history research then you can view the Hunt 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 Hunt surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Hunt in Ireland is derived
from the native Gaelic O'Fiachna
Sept that was located in County
Roscommon. This Sept name was
also anglicized to both Feighney
The name was also brought to
Ulster Province by settlers who
arrived from England, especially
during the seventeenth century.
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.
|Sable/Black||Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Chief||Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle|
|Leopard||Represents Courage and Force|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Snake||Symbol of Wisdom|
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