Merrick Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Merrick Family History

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


The name Merrick in Ireland can be of a number of origins. When of Welsh origin it is found in Connaught Province since the thirteenth century. In County Waterford the Gaelic MacMearadhaigh sept anglicized their name as Merrick as well as Merry. Merrick can also be of immigrant origin from England, especially in Ulster Province.

A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Merrick Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Wavy Often representing water
Mullet/Star of Five Points Denotes Virtue, Learning, and Piety.
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