If you are conducting some Tuohy family history research then you can view the Tuohy 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 Tuohy surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish name Tuohy is derived
from the native Gaelic O'Tuathaigh
Sept that was based in Counties
Galway and Clare. It is in these
Counties that the majority of
descendants can still be found.
The name is taken from a Gaelic
word meaning 'ruler'.
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.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Chief||Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle|
|Crosses||Often representing Faith or Christian beliefs, possibly relating to the Crusades|
|Wheatsheaf/Garb||Symbol of Plenty|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Wheel||Symbol of Fortune|
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