Heart

is the criterion of

sincerity, a person

is telling the truth -

symbole 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
Hand
Credibility, sincerity
and justice.
Red Hand
This is the mark of a baronet (Knight)
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Knight 

The soul guiding the

body - man's journey

through life

Hunting Horn / Bugle Horn

A person of high or noble pursuits

 Ivy Leaves
Strong and lasting friendship
Key 

a symbol of knowledge,

guardianship and

            dominion.             

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

Heraldry Symbols Coat of Arms

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

coat of arms 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.

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Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking

Heraldic symbols and their meanings  H-K

 

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 !