A common question that I often get asked about the Coats of Arms is what a surname means.
What is in a Surname History ?
A family name history is a narrative of a name over time, not the genealogy of a specific member of a familiy. The products provided compliment the type of information found through a genealogical research. The Crests and Coat of Arms provided are normally the earliest known version of the arms.
What is the difference between Family Crests and a Coat of Arms ?
There is a technical difference between a "Family Crest" and a "Coat of Arms", but people have often used both terms. A "Coat of Arms" generally refers to the shield, crest, helmet, mantling and supporters (if any),while the "Crest" technically only refers to the small image that lies on the helm (on top of the helmet). A "Coat of Arms" ... Read More