If you are conducting some O'Keeffe family history research then you can view the O'Keeffe 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'Keeffe surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name O'Keeffe in Ireland is derived
from the native Gaelic Sept O'Caoimh,
taken from a word meaning 'gentle'.
This Sept provided some of the Kings
of Munster and although they were
forced out of their Cork homeland by
the Anglo-Normans they did not go
very far. Cork, Kerry and the other
Munster Counties are where the
majority of descendants are found.
A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.
|Vert/Green||Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love|
|Hand||Symbol of Faith, Sincerity, and Justice|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
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