Ireland Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Ireland Family History

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


The name Ireland actually originated in England where it was introducted by settlers named 'de Irlande' who arrived from their Gaelic homeland. Their descendants emigrated back to their native country especially during the seventeenth century, into the Province of Ulster and Counties Armagh and Antrim in particular.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Ireland Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Fleur de Lis Representing Purity and Light. Is also the floral symbol of France
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