If you are conducting some Scanlon family history research then you can view the Scanlon 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 Scanlon surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names Scanlon, Scanlan and
Scannell in Ireland all derive from the
native Gaelic O'Scannail Sept, taken
from a word meaning 'contention'.
There were several distinct Septs but
the most important were based in the
Province of Munster and in County
Cork in particular. Other Septs were
located in Counties Galway, Clare
and further North in Fermanagh.
A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Chief||Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle|
|Indented Line||Represents Fire|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
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