Jenkins Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Jenkins Family History

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


The name Jenkins in Ireland is often of immigrant origin having been introduced into Ulster Province by settlers from England and Scotland, especially during the seventeenth century. Jenkins has also been Gaelicized as 'Sinicin' and is mostly found in County Cork, where the variant Shinkwin can also be found.

A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Jenkins Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
The Chevron Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise
Fleur de Lis Representing Purity and Light. Is also the floral symbol of France
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