Coat of Arms Family Crest Meanings - Letter P-R

Click on images for examples how the heraldic symbols may can be used in a Coat of Arms design
Peacock

is a symbol of

immortality.  

He also represent  

beauty, power and

knowledge.

Pelican

Symbolizes the duties

of a parent or

parental love.

 

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 !

HERALDIC  CHARGES   
            C        D - E        F - G       H - K        L - O      P - R      S - W
Plow

Laboring in the earth and

depending upon providence

 Q
Ring / Annulet

Fidelity. Sign of the

fifth son

Rose

a symbol of hope and

joy. With red flowers,

it is a symbol of grace,

beauty, and sometimes

martyrdom. it is also

sign of the seventh son.

Rock

Symbol for safety and protection; refuge

R
Roundels

Gold or yellow: -  worthy of trust or treasure

White - generosity

Quatrefoil

 Symbol for good tidings

Rabbit

One who enjoys a

peaceable and

retired life

Ram

  is a symbol of authority 

and leadership

Rat

Symbolizes one who

is cunning 

and determined.

Ray

Glory and splendor,

fountain of life, 

intelligence and

enlightenment

 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.

Pheasant

Person of many

resources

Phoenix

Symbol of

resurrection

Pillar

Fortitude and

constancy, with

serpent coiled 

around it, wisdom

with fortitude

Pine Tree
Death and eternal
life thereafter
Parrot
or a bugbear, as it is
called in heraldry can
mean excellent service
in a tropical country
Palm Tree

 symbolizes

righteousness  

and resurrection

 P

Heraldry Symbols Coat of Arms

Coat of Arms meanings - family crest symbols 

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.

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