Scully Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Scully Family History

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


The Irish name Scully is derived from the native Gaelic O'Scolaidhe Sept that is taken froma word that translates as 'student'. The Sept was initially located in County Westmeath but migrated to County Tipperary. The O'Scollain Sept of County Derry also sometimes adopted Scully as the anglicized form of their name.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Scully Coat of Arms

Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Crosses Often representing Faith or Christian beliefs, possibly relating to the Crusades
Mullet/Star of Five Points Denotes Virtue, Learning, and Piety.
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