Kilbride Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Kilbride Family History

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


The names Kilbride, Gilbride and McBride in Ireland are derived from the native Gaelic Mac Giolla Bhrighde Sept, which translates from Irish as 'a devotee of Saint Brigid'. The Sept was located in County Donegal in the North West of the country. The name McBride is found mostly in Ulster with Gilbride and Kilbride in Connaught Province.

A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Kilbride Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
The Chevron Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise
Chief Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle
Fish Symbol of Christ
Red Rose Signifies Beauty and Grace
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