The McHomaltain Family

McHomaltain family crest

(Crest No. 247. Plate 59.)

THE McHomaltain family is descended from Milesius, King of Spain, through the line of his son Heremon. The founder of the family was Fiachra, son of Eocha Moy Veagon, King of Ireland, A. D. 350. The ancient name was Chomaltain and signifies “Foster Brother.” The possessions of the clan were located in the present Counties of Leitrim and Donegal.