If you are conducting some Owens family history research then you can view the Owens 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 Owens surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Owens in Ireland may be
of Welsh origin having been brought
to the country by settlers in the
seventeenth century. It is also used
as the anglicized version of the
native Gaelic Mac Eoin Sept.
MacOwen Owenson, Hynes and
Hines are other variants of this name
that is still found in most Counties
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.|
|Vert/Green||Signifies Hope, Joy and sometimes, Loyalty in Love|
|Canton||An Honorable charge|
|Boar||Represents the bearing of a Warrior|
|Chains||Signifies a Reward for Honourable Service|
|Oak Tree/Acorns/Oak Leaves||Symbol of Antiquity and Strength|
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