Mitchell Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Mitchell Family History

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


The name Mitchell in Ireland was introduced into the country by settlers from England in the seventeenth century and has since become quite widespread. The native Gaelic O'Maoilmhichil Sept of Connaught Province also sometimes used Mitchell as the anglicized form of their name as well as the more usual Mulvihill or Mulville.

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 Mitchell Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Wavy Often representing water
Crescent/Increscent Moon Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'
Estoile Symbol of God's Goodness
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