If you are conducting some McVeigh family history research then you can view the McVeigh 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 McVeigh surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The Irish name McVeigh is
derived from the native Gaelic
Mac an Bheatha Sept who were
located in the Province of Ulster
and in County Armagh in particular.
The name is taken from a Gaelic
word meaning 'life'. This Sept
name has also been widely changed
to both McVey and to MacEvoy.
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.
|Ermine||Associated with the robes and crowns of Royal and Noble Personages|
|Gules/Red||'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.|
|Chief||Dominion, authority, wisdom, achievement in battle|
|Crescent/Increscent Moon||Signifies one who has been 'Enlightened and Honoured by his Sovereign'|
|The Lion||Emblem of Deathless Courage|
|Red Rose||Signifies Beauty and Grace|
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