If you are conducting some Walsh family history research then you can view the Walsh 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 Walsh surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Walsh in Ireland was
brough to the country by Norman
settlers from Wales. The word
Wales is the literal meaning of
the name which is the fourth most
frequently found in the country.
Walshe, Welsh, Brannagh and Breathnach
are variations of the name which is most
common in Mayo and Kilkenny.
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.|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Vert/Green||Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Spear-Heads/Pheons||Symbol of 'Readiness for Military Service'|
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