Coat of Arms Family Crest Meanings - Letter C

HERALDIC  CHARGES   
      B       C        D - E        F - G       H - K        L - O      P - R      S - W 
Cat

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.

Chess Rock - Roch

Symbol of the ant

traditionally meant one

who the workers

a strong, wise and  

foresighted in all his affairs.

Crescent

Apples symbolize

generosity, happiness,

peace and salvation.

All kinds of fruit were

as symbols of God's

goodness

Cross

Represents a person who

served as a senior person

has or leader possesses.

 Crown

represents an industrious

people, someone who

believes in hard work 

Cypress

Arrows symbolize martial

readiness. If is represented

by a cross, it is represents

a disease as a 

result of the war.

Candle
Stands for patience and humility  key
 Crow

Symbol of execution of military duty

Cinquefoils

means harmony,

peace and

political wisdom.

Occasionally

considered a

symbol the purity

and speed.

 Clouds

Symbol for fidelity -  

also representing

the fifth son 

Chain
symbol of honor 
Cock
represent strength
and fortitude.
Camel
The character of the acorn
is independence, strength and antiquity represents
Castle
The anchor is a symbol
of salvation, hope and religious steadfastness.
 C

Heraldry Symbols Coat of Arms Shields

In this section of our website we have selected some of the most common

coat of arms heraldic symbols, from time to time we update our list. There are

many imaginative variations and combinations in every crest design

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

HERALDIC  CHARGES   
      B       C        D - E        F - G       H - K        L - O      P - R      S - W  
Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking
Column
Fortitude and constancy, with serpent
around it, wisdom with fortitude

Click on images for examples how the heraldic symbols may can be used in a Coat of Arms design

 

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 !