Fahey Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Fahey Family History

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


The Irish names Fahey, Fahy and Faghy are derived from the native Gaelic O'Fathaigh Sept who were based in the West of the country in County Galway. Fahysvillage still exists there today. The name Green is sometimes used instead of Fahy as the Irish word 'faitche' which means 'lawn' or 'green' is similar to that word from which the Sept name is derived.

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 Fahey Coat of Arms

Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sword Symbol of Government and Justice
The Wolf Symbolising the rewards of perseverance in long sieges or industry
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