Downs Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Downs Family History

Downs Family History

The name Downs and Downes are derived from the native Gaelic O'Dubhain sept that was located in Counties Clare and Limerick. Dwane and Devane are other variants of this sept name which is taken from the Gaelic word for 'black'.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Downs Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Wavy Often representing water

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