Jennings Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Jennings Family History

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



JENNINGS

The name Jennings in Ireland is of dual origin being derived from the native Gaelic Mac Sheoinin Sept of Connaught who were a branch of the Burkes. It is also of Norse origin being taken from the names Jen and Jan. The majority of descendants can still be found in Connaught, especially in Counties Galway and Mayo.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Jennings Coat of Arms


Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Chief Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle
Axe Symbol of Execution of Military Duty
Crown Denotes Royal Authority
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage