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Irish Surname - Curtin

Origin of the Irish surname Curtin

The Irish surname Curtin is an anglicised version of the Gaelic name "O'Cuirteain," which means "descendant of Cuirtin." The name is derived from the personal name "Cuirtin," which is a diminutive of "cuirt," meaning "court." The Curtin family is primarily associated with County Cork in the province of Munster in Ireland, but the surname can be found in other parts of the country as well as in the United States, Canada, and Australia.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Curtin

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Curtin

The coat of arms for the Curtin family features a black shield with a white stag standing on its hind legs. The stag holds a golden flag in its mouth, which bears a red cross. The motto for the family is "Fortitudine Vincit," which translates to "He conquers by fortitude."

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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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