Purves Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Purves Family History

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


The name Purves in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin having been introduced into the Province of Ulster by settlers from England and Scotland, especially during the seventeenth century. It is in the Northern Counties that the majority of descendants bearing this name in Ireland can today still be found.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Purves Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Cinquefoils Signifies Hope and Joy
Fusil Denotes Travel and Labour
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