Tuohy Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Tuohy Family History

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'.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Tuohy Coat of Arms

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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