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 !
symbol the purity
Symbol for fidelity -
the fifth son
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.
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
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.
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 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