If you are conducting some Lewis family history research then you can view the Lewis 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 Lewis surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Lewis in Ireland is of
Irish, English and Welsh origin
and is now widely distributed
throughout the country except
in the Province of Connaught.
This name was brought in largest
numbers by settlers from Wales who
arrived in the seventeenth century.
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.
|Ermine||Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Sable/Black||Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Crescent/Increscent Moon||Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'|
|Spear/Lance||Emblem of Knightly Service|
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