If you are conducting some Sharkey family history research then you can view the Sharkey 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 Sharkey surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Sharkey in Ireland is
derived from the native Gaelic
O'Searcaigh Sept that was located
in County Tyrone in the North
of the country. It is in Ulster and
in County Louth that the majority
of descendants can still be found.
The name is taken from a Gaelic
word that translates as 'loving'.
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.|
|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|
|Fleur de Lis||Representing Purity and Light. Is also the floral symbol of France|
|Spear-Heads/Pheons||Symbol of 'Readiness for Military Service'|
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