McLoughlin Coat of Arms, Family Crest and McLoughlin Family History

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



MCLOUGHLIN

The names O'Loughlin and McLoughlin in Ireland are of completely different origin. O'Loughlin is derived from the native Gaelic Sept O'Lochlainn that was based in Counties Clare and Limerick. Loughnane is a variant. MacLoughlin is derived from the Mac Lochlainn Sept that was very prominent in Counties Donegal and Derry and who were a branch of the ruling Ui Neill Sept. MacLaughlin is a variant of this name.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the McLoughlin 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.
Crescent/Increscent Moon Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage
Sword Symbol of Government and Justice