If you are conducting some Saxton family history research then you can view the Saxton 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 Saxton surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names Saxton and Sexton in
Ireland are derived from the native
Gaelic Sept O'Seasnain who were
located in County Limerick in
the West of the country.
Shasnan is a variant of this name.
The majority of descendants can
still be found in the
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.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Horseshoe||Symbol of Good Luck|
|Passion Nails||Symbol of the Suffering of Christ|
|Spear-Heads/Pheons||Symbol of 'Readiness for Military Service'|
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