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Irish Surname - Calvey

The Irish surname Calvey is an anglicised form of the Gaelic name Ó Cléibh, meaning "descendant of Cléibh". The name Cléibh is derived from the word cléibh, meaning "basket" or "hurdle". The Calvey surname is most commonly found in the province of Connacht, particularly in County Mayo.

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Variations of the surname Calvey

Variations of the Calvey surname include: O'Calvey, MacCalvey, MacAlvy, and Clivy. O'Calvey and MacCalvey.

Calvey Coat of Arms and Calvey Motto

The coat of arms for the Calvey surname features a blue shield with three gold martlets, or stylised birds, and a red chevron. The motto, "Pax in Bello" translates to "Peace in War."

Please Note

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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