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 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.|
|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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