O'Grady Coat of Arms, Family Crest and O'Grady Family History

If you are conducting some O'Grady family history research then you can view the O'Grady 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 O'Grady surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'


The Irish name O'Grady is derived from the native Gaelic O'Gradaigh Sept, taken from a Gaelic word that translates as 'illustrious'. The main Septs were located in Counties Clare and Limerick. One branch of the Sept changed their name to Brady. The variant Grady is quite numerous in Connaught.

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.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the O'Grady Coat of Arms

Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Gules/Red 'The Martyr's colour', signifies Military Fortitude and Magnanimity.
Or/Yellow/Gold Represents Generosity.
Sable/Black Denotes Constancy and sometimes Grief.
The Lion Emblem of Deathless Courage
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