Coat of Arms Family Crest Meanings - Letter D-E

A                  D - E        F - G       H - K        L - O      P - R      S - W

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

swimming or diving. Therefore, they are a symbol 

of a person of many resources.


One who has endured torrents of liquids, as in battle. Come in different colors.


is the symbol for courage, loyalty
and vigilance  


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


a protector.

a together of two forces.


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..

Ermine Spot - Fur
Represents mark of dignity

Celestial goodness or noble person


It represents swiftness, diligence, 

charity and love


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


with his sharp eye, is the 

guardian of treasures. He is also 

the bravest of all the creatures

represent strength
and fortitude.

One who will not fight unless provoked; 

peace and harmony

Symbol of constancy

Heraldic Charges  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.

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


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 !

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