Italian Family Crests and Coats of Arms
The origins of Italian family
crests and coats of arms is little different from those in other countries and originated in the twelfth century.
Some families claim coats of arms from earlier than the twelfth century, but there seems to be little evidence that
this is so.
Here are some sites to kick off your Italian family crest
Famiglie Nobili Sicilia
Family crests and coats of arms of noble Sicilian
Nobiliario Di Sicilia
Coats of arms family crests of Noble Italian
There are 5,458 Italian coats of arms
or family crests illustrated in color here.
I casati del
A great site for Italian coats of
arms or family crests with family information about the arms. Scroll down for an alphabetical index of
Italian coats of arms.
Coats of arms family crests of noble
A nice collection of Italian
family crests from Italian armorials. They are black and white but they are tricked to indicate colors with guide
to the colors on the home page.