If you are conducting some McCann family history research then you can view the McCann 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 McCann surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name McCann is in Ireland
is derived from the native
Gaelic MacAnnadh Sept who
were located in the Province
of Ulster and in County Armagh
in particular. It is here that
the majority of descendants can
still be found.
The name is taken from the Gaelic
word 'cano' meaning 'wolf'.
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.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|The Fess||Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour|
|Boar||Represents the bearing of a Warrior|
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