Perry Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Perry Family History

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


The name Perry in Ireland is of immigrant origin having been brought to the country by settlers from England, especially during the seventeenth century. There are a number of variants including Pirrie, Pery and Peery but all derive from 'pear-tree'.

A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Perry Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
Bend A bearing of High Honour which signifies Defence or Protection.
Quarter Division
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage
Quarter Often used when joining families in marriage
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