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Irish Surname - Horan

Origin of the Irish surname Horan

The Irish surname Horan originates from the Gaelic name Ó hÓráin, which means 'descendant of Óráin.' The name Óráin itself is derived from the word "ór," meaning "gold." The Horan family was primarily based in County Galway and County Mayo, but they can now be found throughout Ireland and around the world.

Interesting People with the Surname Horan

Variations of the Irish Surname Horan

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Horan

The Horan coat of arms features a gold shield with a black diagonal stripe, accompanied by three silver doves. The crest consists of a dove holding an olive branch, symbolizing peace and harmony. The Horan family motto is "Pax et Concordia," which translates to "Peace and Harmony" in Latin, reflecting the family's values and aspirations.

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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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