Phillips Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Phillips Family History

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


The name Phillips is Ireland is often derived from the native Gaelic Mac Philbin Septs of Counties Mayo and Galway in the West of the country. This Gaelic name was also anglicized as Philbin. The name MacPhillips is usually of Scottish immigrant origin and can be found in County Cavan.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Phillips Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Chief Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle
Wavy Often representing water
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage