Art by Betmatrho in this Red-Thread Genealogy section for the 'Lost Tribes of Israel' may be freely used for personal use.
Coat of Arms:
Shield quartered, 1st & 4th gold with lion and sailing vessel, 2nd & 3rd white with hand holding heart and a boar's head.
The Red Lion represents dauntless courage, its red color represents a warrior, brave, strong, generous and just.
The Red hand signifies sincerity, faith, and judgment, the heart signifies clarity and sincerity.
The Blue Gally is a traveler to far off places, a naval commander.
The Gold Boar's head signifies hospitality, a boar stands for bravery, one who fights to the death. The gold color depicts generosity and elevation of mind.
Motto: Touch not the cat without a glove.
|The McIntosh clan is tracable
to Shaw McDuff in about 1160. McDuff, who took the name McIntosh, was
awarded lands in Inverness for his support of Malcom IV in opposing a
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McIntosh, MacIntosh, Macintosh, MacKintosh
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
Sample Coat of Arms - Full
|Family Surname Forum:
LOST TRIBES OF ISRAEL IDENTITY
Definition: Son of the chieftain, with -in- meaning 'the' and -tosh- representing Toshack, from the Welsh 'tywysog' meaning 'prince.'
Surname Origin: ScottishAlternate Surname Spellings:
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'LOST TRIBES OF ISRAEL'