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

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

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The names Donaghue and Donahue in Ireland are derived from the native Gaelic O'Donnchadha Sept that was located in Counties Cork and Kerry. There were separate Septs in Counties Galway and Cavan and it is in these four Counties that the majority of descendants can still be found.

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


Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Vert/Green Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love
Chief Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle
Eagle Symbol of Power and Strength
The Wolf Symbolising the rewards of perseverance in long sieges or industry