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Heraldry symbols and their meanings  E - H

In this section of our website we would like to give you some additional information relating to the symbols of coat of arms

a  variety of icons, colors and heraldic animals. We have selected some of the most common coat of arms symbols, from

time to time we update our list. In addition to the graphics, we have added some detailed descriptions. 

Of course there are many more heraldic symbols as shown here. There are many imaginative variations and combinations

  in every crest design that identifies the particular carrier /owner of a family crest.

 

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Please note that the following listed symbol descriptions and meanings have  been compiled from a variety of heraldic sources

Besides these symbols being globally used, the opinions and interpretations between heraldic researchers may vary slightly.

We update our page regularly with heraldic symbols !

 

   Examples of heraldic animals in different attitude / positions                   Heraldic Tincture, Metals  & Colors - Dividing Lines 

 

Examples of  Heraldry Shield Divisions

 

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Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking 


In addition to the following symbols, we have collected a few examples of each for your reference as to 

how the heraldic symbols can be used for a family crest / Coat of Arms design. 

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HERALDIC  CHARGES      A - D      E - H       I - P      Q - Z

     E

 Eagle

The eagle symbolizes a man of action, the
high and important matters is concerned.
   A person of high intellect, ingenuity,
  
repartee and quick comprehension.
As a Christian symbol, the eagle represents  

salvation, redemption and resurrection  

Two-headed Eagle

Symbolically, a protector. a
together of two forces.

 

 

 

Elephant 

 

A symbol of huge strength and stature, 

wisdom, courage, happiness, royalty 

and ambition.

 

Elephant Trunk

The elephant head or the tusks is, as a
symbol of great strength and stature,  

wisdom, courage, long life, happiness,  

royalty, good luck and ambition.

 

Ermine Spot

Represents mark of dignity

Estoile

 

Celestial goodness or noble person

F

 Falcon or Hawk

The falcon or hawk is someone who eagerly
        in the pursuit of an object and is not
rather dormant until the goal was achieved.

Feathers

Feathers are a very common symbol in heraldry,  

which is not surprising when  

you consider that frequently during a tournament

  the helmet with feathers  

was decorated. Means willing
  
obedience and serenity of mind.

Fish

Fish are symbols of bravery and  

steadfastness.
   They are also symbols of economy, science
and symbols of the Christian faith. a fish
constitutes a genuine, generous spirit

Fire / Flames 

Zealousness

Flowers

Hope and joy

 

Fruit

Felicity and peace

 Fireball or Grenade 

The symbol of the fireball symbolizes those who 

had experienced terror while under siege 

or a person who had survived the danger

 of bombshells in battle.

 

Fleur-de-lis

Provides a stylized form of the lily. It is 

the floral emblem of France and is

 known as the "flower of light." It may 

also include the sixth son pose.

 

 

 Fox

 

The fox is a symbol for a person of his
  
wisdom, ingenuity, wit and wisdom for 

his use own defense.

  G

 Goat

The goat is a symbol of practical wisdom
   and an emblem of a man who wins  

through diplomacy rather than war

Grapes

Grapes are a symbol of happiness, bliss
and peace. Fruits of all kinds was 

considered Proof of God's goodness.

Griffin

The griffin is a mythical creature with the 

head, wings and talons of an eagle
and the body and hind legs of a lion.  
   Bravery, strength, alertness and  

endurance.  A male griffin no wings, 

but often horns and a spiky tail.

Goose

Resourcefulness

Grapevine 

 

Represents strength and  

lasting friendship

Grasshopper

Noble and home-bred

 

Greyhound

Courage, vigilance, and loyalty

 

 

 

 Hand

Credibility, sincerity and justice.

 

 "Red Hand"

 

This is the mark of a baronet (Knight)

Armored Hand - Gauntlet

Armored gloves symbolize a
armed man who is ready to wage war.

Harp

 

Represents a well-composed person  

of tempered judgment. A bridge to a  

mystical contemplation

 

 

Heart

 

The heart is the criterion of sincerity, a
person is telling the truth. It is sometimes 

used in this sense is used in heraldry,  

but often as a symbol of goodness  

and charity.

 

 

 Helmet

Besides representing  rank and social status, 

a helmet stands for wisdom and security ,

as well strength, protection  

and invulnerability

 

Horse

The horse is ready, ready for King
   and country,. it is also a symbol of speed, 

intelligence and masculinity.

 

Holly

Symbol for truth

Hunting Horn - Bugle Horn

A person of high or noble pursuits

 

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