If you are conducting some West family history research then you can view the West 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 West surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name West in Ireland is
of immigrant origin having been
brought to the country by settlers
from England who arrived into
the Province of Ulster, especially
during the seventeenth century.
It is in the Northern Counties
that the majority of descendants
bearing this name can still be found.
A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.
|Sable/Black||Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.|
|The Fess||Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour|
|Indented Line||Represents Fire|
|Leopard||Represents Courage and Force|
Click Here for Wonderful West
Christmas, Wedding & Birthday Gifts from Ireland. FREE Worldwide Delivery!
Get the West custom-made
Plaque or Shield with the West Family Crest and get a FREE GIFT
Get West Coat of Arms Flag. Different styles available and free worldwide delivery.
Get the discounted West High Quality Print and get FREE DELIVERY (limited time offer)