If you are conducting some Short family history research then you can view the Short 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 Short surname history and will help you answer the question 'what is the meaning of my name?'
The name Short 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.
Short is also an occasional
anglicized form of the Gaelic
Mac an Ghirr sept name of County
Antrim, that was more often
changed to MacGirr.
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.
|Azure/Blue||Represents Loyalty and Truth.|
|Estoile||Symbol of God's Goodness|
|Griffin||Symbol of Bravery and Vigilance|
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