If you are conducting some McDevitt family history research then you can view the McDevitt 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 McDevitt surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The names McDevitt and MacDaid
in Ireland are derived from the
native Gaelic MacDaibheid Sept
of Counties Donegal and Derry.
There are a number of other variants
of this Gaelic name including David,
Davidson and McDavitt. All of these
names mean 'son of David'.
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.
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Stag/Buck/Deer||Signifies Policy, Peace and Harmony|
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