If you are conducting some Roach family history research then you can view the Roach 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 Roach surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names Roche and Roach in Ireland
are of Norman origin being derived
from the name de Roiste, taken
from a French word meaning 'rock'.
The name was originally prominent
in County Wexford but is now quite
widespread, demonstrated by the
fact that there are sixteen
placenames called Rochestown
A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Fish||Symbol of Christ|
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