If you are conducting some Mcdonnell family history research then you can view the Mcdonnell 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 Mcdonnell surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name McDonnell in Ireland is
one of the hundred most frequently
found and is derived from the Gaelic
MacDomhnaill Sept of Ulster or from
Scottish immigrants of the same name
who arrived in the thirteenth century.
Another distinct Sept were located in
County Clare in the West of the
country and it is in Clare, Antrim
and Fermanagh that the majority of
descendants can still be found.
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.
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Crosses||Often representing Faith or Christian beliefs, possibly relating to the Crusades|
|Fish||Symbol of Christ|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Ship/Galley||Symbol of a notable Expedition by Sea|
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