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

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



O'REILLY

The name O'Reilly in Ireland is among the ten most frequently found and is derived principally from the native Gaelic O'Raghallaigh Septs of Counties Cavan and Westmeath. It is in these Counties and the Province of Leinster that the majority of descendants can still be found.

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


Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Vert/Green Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love
Gutte de Sang Drops of Blood
Hand Symbol of Faith, Sincerity, and Justice
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage