If you are conducting some Cooley family history research then you can view the Cooley 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 Cooley surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish name Cooley is sometimes
used as a variant of the name
Cowley, who were one of the
'Tribes of Kilkenny'. Cooley can
also be used instead of Cole,
MuLey and MacCawley.
In Counties Galway and Clare
the name is derived from the
Gaelic Mac Giolla Chuille sept
that was anglicized as
Kilcooley as well as Cooley.
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.
|Ermine||Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages|
|Sable/Black||Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.|
|The Chevron||Denotes Protection. Often granted as a reward to one who has achieved some Notable Enterprise|
|Leopard||Represents Courage and Force|
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