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Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms
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Our coats of arms are drawn as computer images to heraldic standards by artists, based on the blazon of the earliest known arms associated with a surname or one its spelling variants. Our surname history scrolls provide a summary history of a given last name, are over 1,800 words, and are printed on an 11x17 inch parchment paper. The source materials used for our coats of arms and histories were chosen for their reliability and authenticity. Note: 1) The specific individual to whom the original arms was granted normally is generally unknown to us, as this is rarely on record in our source books. 2) Coats of arms are sometimes inaccurately called family crests or code of arms. We sometimes use these terms interchangeable to better serve our customers. 3) Our surname history complements a genealogical search - we do not provide a genealogy of a specific family.

Suitable for any occasion, a name-history is a great gift and conversation piece, which can be proudly displayed in any home. Or use a coat of arms image on your stationary or business cards. Our most popular product, the armorial history, combines our time tested surname history scroll with a full color rendition of the earliest coat of arms once associated with the family name. The scroll-work was beautifully illustrated by a noted artist with a particular concern for heraldic detail in the coats of arms. Over 2 million copies of our surname histories have been sold. We are proud of the authenticity and accuracy of our surname history products and we stand behind them 100%. Secure shopping. BBB Approved.

To preview a surname and coat of arms, type a name in the left-top menu search box, or go to our name search page and type in a surname. You will get an excerpt of the last name origins, see a preview of the coat of arms, and see a variety of coat of arms products you can purchase, such as an anniversary scroll, family tree scroll, plaque, and ceramic plate.

To learn more about surname histories and coats of arms, read our FAQ, explore our surname history/coat of arms knowledge base, review our suggested reading list, or see a list of suggested genealogy and heraldry web sites.

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