If you are conducting some Maher family history research then you can view the Maher 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 Maher surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish names Maher and Meagher
are derived form the native Gaelic
O'Meachair Sept that was located
in Counties Tipperary and Offaly,
and who were not removed from
their homeland following the
The name is taken from the Gaelic
word 'michair' which means 'kindly'.
This name is now widespread
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.|
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Crescent/Increscent Moon||Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Sword||Symbol of Government and Justice|
Click Here for Wonderful Maher
Christmas, Wedding & Birthday Gifts from Ireland. FREE Worldwide Delivery!
Get the Maher custom-made
Plaque or Shield with the Maher Family Crest and get a FREE GIFT
Get Maher Coat of Arms Flag. Different styles available and free worldwide delivery.
Get the discounted Maher High Quality Print and get FREE DELIVERY (limited time offer)