Shank Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Shank Family History

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


The names Shank and Shanks in Ireland are of immigrant origin having been brought into the Province of Ulster by settlers who arrived from England and Scotland, especially during the seventeenth century. It is in Ulster that the majority of descendants bearing these names can still today be found.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Shank Coat of Arms

Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Purpure/Purple Represents Royal Majesty, Sovereignty and Justice
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Shells Symbol of the Protection of Providence
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