Coat of Arms Family Crest Meanings - Letter A
The angel is always in full
view, shown with the wings
extended and upright.
He is the bearer of the good
news as well as dignity,
honor and glory.
Ant / Emmet
Symbol of the ant
traditionally meant one
who the workers
a strong, wise and
foresighted in all his affairs.
peace and salvation.
All kinds of fruit were
as symbols of God's
Represents a person who
served as a senior person
has or leader possesses.
represents an industrious
people, someone who
believes in hard work
Arrows symbolize martial
readiness. If is represented
by a cross, it is represents
a disease as a
result of the war.
Ass / Donkey
Stands for patience and humility key
Axe / Hatchet
Symbol of execution of military duty
symbol the purity
Annulet / Ring
Symbol for fidelity -
the fifth son
The anvil -
symbol of honor
The character of the acorn
is independence, strength and antiquity represents
The anchor is a symbol
of salvation, hope and religious steadfastness.
Heraldry Symbols Coat of Arms Meaning
In this section of our heraldry website we have selected some of the most common family crest
coat of arms symbols and their meanings, from time to time we update our list. There are many imaginative variations and combinations of heraldry symbols, which are represented in every coat of arms design that identifies the particular carrier /owner of a family crest.- coat of arms.
Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking
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interpretations between heraldic researchers may vary slightly.
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