Coat of Arms Family Crest Meanings - Letter L-O

Lance

The perfection of martial

affairs; emblem of

knightly service,

devotion to honor

Leg / Triskelion

Symbol of trength,

stability and expedition

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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.

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HERALDIC  CHARGES   
A       B              D - E        F - G       H - K        L - O      P - R      S - W
 M
N
Nails

Passion - pins symbolize remembrance and sorrow

 O
Oak tree / Leaves

Great age and strength /

Peace and concordance

Ostrich Plumes

Willing obedience

and serenity

Orle

Circle of something;

preservation or

protection

Otter

One who lives life

to the fullest

Owl

One who is vigilant and of acute wit

Ox

Valour and generosity

Mermaid

A symbol of eloquence.

Moor

Represents a person of

the crusades in he

   fought with great bravery

Mountain / Rocks

Hills provide security,

shelter 

and protection

 

Moon

Serene power over

mundane actions

 Moor cock
Association with the law or the
legal profession
 Mullet / Star

Divine quality from above -

mark of third son

Lightning Bolt 

Symbol for

swiftness and power

 

 Lion

Bravery, strength,

ferocity and valour

Lozenge
Symbol of honesty, constancy,
noble birth
Lyre
Contemplation; tempered judgment
Lamb

A symbol of faith,

innocence, gentleness, 

purity and

resolute spirit.

Label
Representing the
first son
    L

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  CHARGES   
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Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking