Brown Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Brown Family History

If you are conducting some Brown family history research then you can view the Brown 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 Brown surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The names Brown and Browne in Ireland are either of Anglo-Norman or English origin. The Norman Le Bruns settled in Galway in the twelfth century whilst another English family settled in County Kerry in the seventeenth century. Still others will be of Scottish origin, particularly those who are of Ulster descent, where the name is to be most frequently found.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Brown Coat of Arms

Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
Eagle Symbol of Power and Strength
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