O'Connor Coat of Arms, Family Crest and O'Connor Family History

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


O'Connor is one of the ten commonest names in Ireland with the name deriving from at least six Gaelic Septs with a number of distinct branches. The O'Conchobhair Septs were located in Kerry, Cork, Offaly, Clare and Roscommon. Descendants with this name can be found in every County in Ireland but mainly in Cork and Kerry.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the O'Connor Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Vert/Green Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love
Oak Tree/Acorns/Oak Leaves Symbol of Antiquity and Strength