Irish Surname - Callery
The Irish surname Callery is derived from the Gaelic name Ó Callaráin, meaning "descendant of Callarán". The name Callarán is derived from the Gaelic words calraighe, meaning "spear", and áin, meaning "one", and was originally used as a personal name.
The Callery surname is most commonly found in the western counties of Ireland, particularly in County Mayo. It is also found in countries such as the United States, Canada, and Australia, where many Irish immigrants settled.
Famous People with surname Callery
- Joseph Callery: an American botanist who specialized in the study of ferns.
- Alan Callery: a former English footballer who played for Bristol City.
- Sean Callery: An American composer known for his work on the television series "24" and "Homeland."
- Charles Callery: A Canadian politician who served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1875 to 1879.
- Elizabeth Callery: An American painter and artist based in New York City.
Variations of the surname Callery
Calary, Callari, Callery, Callory, Calory, and O'Callery are all variations of the Callery surname.
Callery Coat of Arms and Motto
There is no officially recognized coat of arms or motto for the Callery surname. However, it is possible that some families may have created their own coat of arms or motto over time.
There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.
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