Family Crest Search
The Best Places to find Family Crests and Coats of Arms on the Web

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 search.

Famiglie Nobili Sicilia

Italian Coats of Arms

 

Family crests and coats of arms of noble Sicilian families.

http://www.famiglia-nobile.com/

 

Nobiliario Di Sicilia

Italian Family Crests

Coats of arms family crests of Noble Italian families.

http://www.regione.sicilia.it/beniculturali/bibliotecacentrale/mango/indicemango.htm

Stemmario Italiano

Italian Crests

There are 5,458 Italian coats of arms or family crests illustrated in color here.

http://www.stemmario.it/index.html

I casati del Sud

Italian Family Crest Search

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.

http://www.ilportaledelsud.org/ciro_la_rosa.htm

Blasonario Piemontese

Italian Coats of Arms Family Crests

Coats of arms family crests of noble Piedmont families.

http://www.bellinzona.org/araldica/

leonemarinato.it

Italian Coat of Arms

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.

http://www.leonemarinato.it/