Coat of Arms Family Crest Meanings - Letter C

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

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.


Apples symbolize

generosity, happiness,

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.

Stands for patience and humility  key

Symbol of execution of military duty


means harmony,

peace and

political wisdom.


considered a

symbol the purity

and speed.


Symbol for fidelity -  

also representing

the fifth son 

symbol of honor 
represent strength
and fortitude.
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 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.

      B       C        D - E        F - G       H - K        L - O      P - R      S - W  
Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking
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 !