McCready Coat of Arms, Family Crest and McCready Family History

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


The name McCready in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic MacRiada Sept that was located in County Donegal in the North-West of the country, where the majority of descendants can still be found. Mac Conready is a variant particularly used in County Derry where MacAready is another variant.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the McCready Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Shamrock/Trefoil Signifies Perpetuity