If you are conducting some McIntyre family history research then you can view the McIntyre 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 McIntyre surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name McIntyre in Ireland is
derived from either the Gaelic Sept
Mac an tSaoir, meaning 'craftsman',
or from Scottish settlers who brought
the name to the Province of Ulster in
the seventeenth century.
MacAteer and Wright are variants
of this name which is still mainly
found in Ulster and County Armagh
A Sept or Clan is a collective term describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors had a common surname and all inhabited the same lands.
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Cross Patoncee/Cross Flory||One who had Conquered|
|Eagle||Symbol of Power and Strength|
|Hand||Symbol of Faith, Sincerity, and Justice|
|Ship/Galley||Symbol of a notable Expedition by Sea|
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