Purves Coat of Arms, Family Crest and Purves Family History


Purves Family History


The name Purves in Ireland is usually of immigrant origin having been introduced into the Province of Ulster by settlers from England and Scotland, especially during the seventeenth century. It is in the Northern Counties that the majority of descendants bearing this name in Ireland can today still be found.

A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.

Meaning of Symbols & Colors on the Purves Coat of Arms


Argent/White or Silver Denotes Peace and Sincerity.
Azure/Blue Represents Loyalty and Truth.
The Fess Denotes a Military Belt or Girdle of Honour
Cinquefoils Signifies Hope and Joy
Fusil Denotes Travel and Labour

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