The surname Colenburg: heraldry, coat of arms and coat of arms

If your surname is Colenburg, surely on more than one occasion you have wondered about the heraldry of the surname Colenburg. Likewise, you might be interested if the surname Colenburg belongs to a relative of yours or someone very important to you. The heraldry of surnames is a fascinating world that still attracts a lot of attention today, and that is why more and more people are asking about the heraldry of the Colenburg surname.

The heraldry of Colenburg, a complicated topic

Sometimes it can be very confusing to try to explain how the heraldry of surnames works, however, we are going to try to explain the heraldry of the surname Colenburg in the simplest possible way. We recommend that to better understand everything we are going to tell you about the heraldry of the surname Colenburg, if you are totally unaware of how the coats of arms and heraldry came about, go to our main page and read the general explanation we give you there, that way you can better appreciate everything we have compiled about the heraldry of the surname Colenburg for you.

Coat of arms, coat of arms and heraldry of Colenburg

Similarly, and to make things easier, since we understand that most of the people looking for information about the Colenburg surname heraldry are especially interested in the coat of arms of the Colenburg surname, its composition, the meaning of its elements and if there are several coats of arms for the Colenburg surname, as well as everything that may have to do with the coat of arms of the Colenburg surname; we have taken the liberty of being flexible and using the words heraldry and coat of arms interchangeably when referring to the coat of arms of Colenburg.

Contributions to the heraldry of the surname Colenburg

We hope that the flexibility on the coat of arms of the Colenburg surname will not be taken as a lack of seriousness on our part, since we are constantly investigating to be able to offer the most rigorous information possible on the Colenburg coats of arms. However, if you have more information about the Colenburg heraldry, or you notice an error that needs to be corrected, please let us know so that we can have the biggest and best information on the net about the Colenburg coat of arms, explained in a simple and easy way.

  • Arbitrary weapons - 1. Those adopted by whim or vanity, by any person person, without having granted by any institution.
  • Bread - 1. Said by some to the bezantes or roeles who present themselves with a fine cross or blade in its center, to mean bread.
  • Canton-Banda - 1. Piece that is the result of the conjunction of the right -hand canton and the band.
  • Carapeteiro - 1. Genuine tree of the Portuguese heraldry which carries seven arms. Its use is purely heraldic. (V. CREQUIL).
  • Cartela lying down - 1. Cartela to which contrary to its natural position is in horizontal position.
  • Chopped - 1. It applies to the bird that has the peak of different enamel than the rest of the body. (V. Scholarship).
  • Counterbrown - 1. Row of notches of different enamels on the same girdle, stick, band or bar, do not match those above with the bottom (v. Contrabretes, counterless).
  • Cruz de Santa Tecla - 1. Tao cross. Adopted as emblem by some cathedrals. (V. Tao).
  • Curvilineo footwear - 1. It is said of the shield divided by two curved diagonals that leave the chief angles, being at the tip of the shield.
  • EANZADO - 1. It is said of every animal that is represented in attitude of running, especially the deer.
  • Onion - 1. It is represented with rounded or elongated head, cut and with roots.
  • Pennant - 1. Thin and long ending cloth strip and usually triangularly.
  • SEMIPALO-FAJA - 1. Composite piece resulting from the union of the upper half of the stick and the girdle.
  • Snake - 1. It is represented in the shield in a stick and wave situation.
  • Spur - 1. It is normally represented with rosette and with the timing straps.
  • Winged Leon - 1. Chimerical figure. It is represented with extended wings.