Oriordan Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Oriordan Family History

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


The name O'Riordan in Ireland is derived from the native Gaelic O'Riordain Sept that was located in the Province of Munster. The name is taken from Gaelic words meaning 'a royal bard'. The name Rearden is a variant. The majority of descendants can still be found in Munster and especially in County Cork.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Oriordan Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Quarter Division
Arm Symbol of an Industrious Person
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage
Oak Tree/Acorns/Oak Leaves Symbol of Antiquity and Strength
Quarter Often used when joining families in marriage
Sword Symbol of Government and Justice
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