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shields 

 

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Heraldry symbols and their meanings

In this section of our website we would like to give you some additional information relating to the symbols of coat of arms

a  variety of icons, colors and heraldic animals. We have selected some of the most common coat of arms symbols, from

time to time we update our list. In addition to the graphics, we have added some detailed descriptions. 

Of course there are many more heraldic symbols as shown here. 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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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 !

 

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Heraldic Tincture, Metals  & Colors

 

METAL

 Gold / Or 

Understanding, respect, virtue and 

majestic -generosity 

Silver - White / Argent

Cleanliness, wisdom, innocence,

 peace and joy

 

COLORS

Red / Gules 

Eagerness to 

serve his country. Warrior & martyr

Blue / Azure

Steadfastness, strength & loyalty

Black / Sable

Grief and
resistance

Green / Vert 

Freedom, beauty, joy, health,

  and hope

Purple 

Majesty, justice 

and sovereignty

Orange

Rewarding Ambition

Maroon 

Victorious - Persevering 

in the battle

 

Examples of heraldic shield divisions

 

Defense or protection

Protection

Rule and authority

Faith and protection

Military strips or
Belt of Valor

Military strength or bravery.

Stands for military strength

 or fortitude.

Honor 

Protection 


Dividing lines

represents
Earth & Country

Represents

the sea or water 

Represents

clouds and air

Represents fire, or
the walls of a fortress
or city

Represents the radiation
the sun. symbolizes
also fame and glory

 

 

 

Heraldic symbols in alphabetical ranking

                 A 

 Acorn

The character of the acorn is  

independence, strength and  

antiquity represents

 

Anchor 

The anchor is a symbol of salvation,  

the hope
and religious steadfastness.

 

Angel

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.

 

Ant

Symbol of the ant traditionally meant one 

who the workers a strong, wise and  

foresighted in all his affairs.

 

 

Antelope

. The antelope means harmony, peace  

and political wisdom. The antelope  

was occasionally considered 

a symbol the purity and speed used.

 

Anvil

 

The anvil - symbol of honor 

 

 

Antler

Antlers represent strength and fortitude.

 

Apple

Apples symbolize generosity, happiness,
peace and salvation. All kinds of fruit  

were as symbols of God's goodness  

and a symbol
for the goodness of
providence to be.

Arm

The arm represents an industrious people,
someone who believes in hard work 

 

Armored Arm

 Represents a person who served as a  

senior person has or leader possesses.

 Arrow

Arrows symbolize martial readiness.
If is represented by a cross, it is
represents a disease as a 

result of the war.

 

 

            B  

 Bear 

He wears the emblem of strength,  

cunning and cruelty in the protection  

of the clan. A bear is also a symbol of

 healing and personal
health and bravery.

Boar

The boar is the symbol of courage.  

a champion with the wild animals,  

he is a fierce fighter.

 

 

Boar Head

Represents the restaurant or the one 

which is hospitable.

 

 

Bay Leaves

In antiquity it was a sign of peace
Seen and stillness.
A symbol of 
victory and glory, especially after one
long, inner struggle.

 

 

Bee

The bee is a sign of industry, creativity,  

wealth, diligence and eloquence. the 

Egyptians
used it as a symbol of royal power.

 

 Bird

Birds of all species (blackbirds, 

thrushes,  red bird) provide peace 

and affection for

  the home and family.

 

Bull

A bull, also known as an ox,
represents bravery and generosity,  

The horns are the strength and fortitude.  

The calf is a old heraldic tradition with the 

properties of patience, humility and
sacrifice connected.

 Buckle

 

The buckle is self defense
and protection,

 

                           

  Camel

The camel symbolizes temperance, 

patience and  perseverance.

Castle

 

The castle symbolizes spiritual strength 

and vigilance, as well as at home  

and safety.

 

  Cat

A symbol of  liberty, vigilance and courage.

Chains

Chains are a symbolic representation
the salary is acceptable and important services.

Cock

  He  is a bird of great courage in battle,  

Therefore, it is a sign of hero, one who

  fought with courage and perseverance.

Crescent Moon

The crescent moon is a symbol of hope  

to greater honor. is also a sign for

 the second son used

 

Crow 

A crow is a permanent settlement
and a quiet life

 

 

 Crown 

As with all crowns, is the heavenly crown
a symbol of victory, sovereignty and empire.
It is a visible sign of success, therefore,
the term "coronation", and its importance

 as decoration of the ultimate level of rank  

and power, wear the crown, makes  

a great honor.

 Cypress

The cypress is the symbol of death and
   of eternal life.
is the symbol of death and
   of eternal life.

         D

Dog

The dog is the symbol for courage
vigilance and fidelity fidelity.

Dolphin 

It represents swiftness, diligence, 

charity and love

 Dove

 

 

The dove is a symbol of the soul and
Holy Spirit. It means peace
and purity.

 Dragon

 

A dragon with his sharp eye, is the 

guardian of treasures. He is also 

the bravest of all the creatures

 

Duck

Ducks can deceive their enemies in many ways by flying, running, swimming 

or diving. Therefore, they are a symbol 

of a person of many resources.

 

 

                      

        E

 Eagle

The eagle symbolizes a man of action, the
high and important matters is concerned.
   A person of high intellect, ingenuity,
  
repartee and quick comprehension.
As a Christian symbol, the eagle represents salvation,
redemption and resurrection  

Two-headed Eagle

Symbolically, a protector. a
together of two forces.

 

 

 

Elephant 

 

A symbol of huge strength and stature, 

wisdom, courage, happiness, royalty 

and ambition.

 

Elephant Trunk

The elephant head or the tusks is, as a
symbol of great strength and stature,  

wisdom, courage, long life, happiness,  

royalty, good luck and ambition.

 

   

                       F

 Falcon or Hawk

The falcon or hawk is someone who eagerly
        in the pursuit of an object and is not
rather dormant until the goal was achieved.

Feathers

Feathers are a very common symbol in heraldry, which is not surprising when  

you consider that frequently during a tournament the helmet with feathers  

was decorated. Means willing
  
obedience and serenity of mind.

Fish

Fish are symbols of bravery and  

steadfastness.
   They are also symbols of economy, science
and symbols of the Christian faith. a fish
constitutes a genuine, generous spirit

Fleur-de-lis

Provides a stylized form of the lily. It is 

the floral emblem of France and is

 known as the "flower of light." It may 

also include the sixth son pose.

 

 

 Fox

 

The fox is a symbol for a person of his
  
wisdom, ingenuity, wit and wisdom for 

his use own defense.

 

            G

 

 Goat

The goat is a symbol of practical wisdom
   and an emblem of a man who wins  

through diplomacy rather than war to win.

 

 

 

Grapes

Grapes are a symbol of happiness, bliss
and peace. Fruits of all kinds was 

considered Proof of God's goodness.

 

Grapevine 

 

Represents strength and  

lasting friendship

 

Griffin

The griffin is a mythical creature with the 

head, wings and talons of an eagle
and the body and hind legs of a lion.  
   Bravery, strength, alertness and  

endurance.  A male griffin no wings, 

but often horns and a spiky tail.

 

 

          H 

 Hand

Credibility, sincerity and justice.

 

 "Red Hand"

 

This is the mark of a baronet (Knight)

Armored Hand

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

 

 

Heart

The heart is the criterion of sincerity, a
person is telling the truth. It is sometimes 

used in this sense is used in heraldry,  

but often as a symbol of goodness  

and charity.

 

 

 Helmet

If a helmet is on a sign, it is
It represents wisdom and security  

meant even strength, protection  

and invulnerability

 

 

Horse

The horse is ready, ready for King
   and country,. it is also a symbol of speed, intelligence and masculinity.

 

   

                  K

 

 Key

The key is a symbol of knowledge,
guardianship and dominion. two key
      cross is the symbol of St. Peter, the
the key to the gates of heaven
.

 

 

Knight

A knight on horseback, represents a
warriors. Can also be the way of the  

people represent through life.

 

 

            L

 Lamb 

 

A symbol of faith, innocence, gentleness, 

purity and resolute spirit.

 Lion

 

The lion has always enjoyed a high place

 in the heraldry as the emblem of undying courage, and hence that of a valiant warrior.

 

           M

Mermaid

A symbols of eloquence. The mermaid is 

generally represented with the traditional 

mirror and comb in her hands.

Moor

The bog is a person of the crusades in the
   fought with great bravery - or "took
the head "of many enemies.

 

Mountain and Rocks

Hills provide security, shelter 

and protection

 

 

           N

 Nail

 

Passion - pins symbolize remembrance  

and sorrow

 

 

 

 

           O

 Owl

 

The owl symbolizes vigilance
and repartee.

 
   

            P

 Parrot

The parrot or a bugbear, as it is called in heraldry can mean excellent service in 

a tropical country

Palm Tree

 symbolizes righteousness  

and resurrection

 

 Peacock

The peacock is a symbol of resurrection 

and immortality. He also represent  

beauty, power and knowledge.

         R

  Raven

Is a collector of bright objects is, the raven
   as a symbol of knowledge. He is also

 a symbol divine providence, also

  a durable resistance as well as the

 nature the bringer of death.

 Ram

The ram is a symbol of authority 

and leadership

 

 

 Rat

 

Symbolizes one who is cunning 

and determined.

 

 

 

Rose

 

The rose is a symbol of hope and joy,
With red flowers, it is a symbol of grace,
beauty, and sometimes martyrdom. it is
also a sign of the seventh son.

 

               S

 Scale

Scales are traditionally a symbol 

of fairness and justice.

Scythe

 

The image of a sickle or a scythe
expressed hope for a fruitful
Harvest of things out.

Shell 

Symbolizes protection of providence.

Snail 

Symbolizes deliberation 

and perseverance

 

Snake

The serpent is a symbol of wisdom and
  
defiance. In addition, a symbol of fertility
   and renewal. Because of its forked 

tongue, it was also associated with  

lightning and the sun.
  
snakes represent the knowledge.

Speer

Although the spear, the spearhead and  

the broken spear all very similar 

symbols are they each have their 

own symbolic meaning.
   The spear, lance or spear-tipping  

is an emblem the gallant service and  

devotion to the honor and chivalry.  

The broken lance is a symbol of peace.  

The spear tip  symbolizes skill and 

dexterity of a person

Squirrel 

A symbol of thrift, caution and conception 

Star

The 5-star - Symbolizes divine quality
which is bestowed by
god. May also
   third son pose.

 

 Stag

 

He is also a symbol of peace and 

harmony -
a person of the policy.

 

Stork

Close parental bond

Swan

The Swan is the ensign of poets and
musicians. It symbolizes perfection
beauty and grace. It is also light, love,
grace, sincerity and perfection.
For a carrier, it is the swan
poetic harmony and learning.

Sword

The sword is the symbol of the military
honor. It is also a symbol of power 

and freedom. .
   The sword (especially with flame) is
also a symbol of purification.

                  T

Thistle

 

 

The thistle is an ancient heraldic symbols

  of pain and suffering.

 

Tree stump

          

A tree stump or tree trunk with
sprouting leaves as a symbol of the can
be rebirth and re-growth used.
He is also a symbol of worship.

 

Tower

The tower is very much like a castle,  

it is a emblem of grandeur and of society.
It is also a symbol of the defense and a
   individual fortitude.

 

 

 

 

Tree

Antique and symbolizes strength. In Ireland,

 the noblest of oak trees.

 

            U

 Unicorn

A symbol of purity and virtue.

   

                       W

Wheel 

 

 

Symbol of a wheelwright or  

carriage maker

 

 

 Wheat Sheaf

 

The wheat sheaf is the meaning of  

abundance and hope

.  

Wings

Symbolizes swiftness and protection.

 

 

 

 

Wolf

 

The wolf means valor and guardianship. wolves were considered to be cruel  

and merciless 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heraldry Symbols