The Cormac Family

Cormac family crest

(Crest No. 135. Plate 64.)

THE Cormac family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Fiacha Baiceada, son of Cathire More, King of Ireland, A. D. 144. The ancient name was Cormac and signifies “Son of Wrestler.” The possessions of the sept were located in the present County of Carlow.