If you are conducting some Flanagan family history research then you can view the Flanagan 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 Flanagan surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish names Flanagan and
O'Flanagan are derived from the
native Gaelic O'Flannagain
Septs who were located in Counties
Roscommon, Fermanagh and Offaly.
The O'Flannagain chief was one of the
'royal lords' to the King of Connaught.
The name is taken from a Gaelic word
meaning 'red' or 'ruddy and is among
the one hundred most frequently
found in the country.
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.
|Argent/White or Silver||Denotes Peace and Sincerity.|
|Vert/Green||Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love|
|Oak Tree/Acorns/Oak Leaves||Symbol of Antiquity and Strength|
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