Simpson (English) Ancient Coat of Arms (Family Crest) Digital Image Download

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The Simpson (English) ancient coat of arms (family crest) heraldic blazon (armorial description) for the image seen here.

This blazon appears in its original heraldic format with the alternative description and motto translation into English where applicable.

Crest: An ounce’s head proper erased and ducally crowned gules, charged on the neck with a gauntlet or.
(An ounce’s head erased, ducally crowned in red and charged on the neck with a gold gauntlet.)
Arms: Per bend sinister or and sable, a lion rampant counterchanged holding between the paws a gauntlet azure.
(A shield per bend sinister gold and black with a lion rampant counterchanged and holding between the paws a blue gauntlet.)
Motto: I byde my tyme (I bide my time).
Coat of arms place of origin: Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.

The Simpson (English) family surname (and coat of arms) includes the following spelling variants (available from us here): Sympson, Simson, Simsoun, Symson, Symsoun, Simms, Sim and others.

Other versions of the Simpson surname coat of arms (family crest) may be available to download from us.

Our other website at also includes downloadable images with a different design for almost all known surname coats of arms (or family crests).

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Simpson (English) Family Surname Origin and Meaning
A baptismal name meaning ‘son of Simon, Sim or Simme’, from the Greek and Latin form of the Hebrew Shimon, itself from ‘shama’, meaning ‘one who hears’.


Simpson (English) Ancient Coat of Arms (Family Crest) Digital Image Download Information

The surname coats of arms (family crest) images on this website are smaller web images, but the image you will receive will be much clearer and of a much higher quality (600 dpi). These are transparent PNG image files and are suitable for printing onto your own background in very high quality up to A3 (420 x 297 mm or 16.5 x 11.75 inches) in size and slightly beyond without any noticeable loss of quality.

These PNG (.png) transparent (background) images can be saved as any other preferred format if required, This includes .JPG (or .JPEG), .TIFF, .GIF, .PDF, etc., using a variety of image and photo apps and software. For example, Preview (on Apple Mac) and Windows Paint), popular graphics software including Photoshop (& Elements), GIMP and similar. Images can also be saved into another format using a free online image converter. Our help page provides more information on downloading and printing these images.

Coats of arms (or family crests) image features from us

Tick (Check Mark) BoxThese coats of arms are are authentic, as recorded and appearing in ancient heraldry books and documents, including Burke’s General Armory, Fairbairn’s Book of Crests, Riestap’s Armorial Général, and others.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxThey are normally the most ancient known coat of arms most associated with the surname.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxThey are created in very high quality as transparent (the outer background is transparent to allow your own background to show through) PNG files. Most other suppliers will normally sell images as a JPG with a white background, so your own parchment, colour or design of background won’t show through.

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Tick (Check Mark) BoxThese images are unique to us. We create these completed images ourselves and can always create coats of arms images from scratch, often at no additional charge.

Also, you can order any specific coat of arms (or family crest) or country of origin when ordering with us. Some coats of arms were registered (or granted) in specific countries, nations or areas and many surnames have more than one coat of arms registered for the same surname. If there’s a particular coat of arms image you would like, simply let us know when ordering or contact us with the details so we can confirm the image can be created for you.

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Uses for These Coats of Arms Images

The coats of arms (or family crest) images from us can be used in lots of different ways. You can use the images however you want, but the images from us must not be resold (made available for sale anywhere else) and should not be used for commercial use (for advertising but can be used on business cards). Please see our terms and conditions regarding the acceptable use for these images.

Some popular ideas for these coats of arms images include:

Tick (Check Mark) BoxPrint onto your own paper and backgrounds.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxPrint and display on family tree sheets.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxView as a digital image.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxApply to ceramic and similar or other surfaces, for example, drinking mugs, glasses and tankards, tiles and plaques, windows, etc.). This can be done at home using waterslide decal transfers (and sublimation printing if you have such a printer or access to one).

Tick (Check Mark) BoxPrinting onto flags, banners, duvet and cushion covers (we can supply in larger image size and resolution).

Tick (Check Mark) BoxIron onto a wide range of different fabrics. This includes t-shirts, cushion covers, white aprons, wall hanging banners, and more with iron-on transfer paper.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxApply to and display on a house number plaque or wooden plaque or display panel.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxUse as the image for a personalised jigsaw puzzle, table place mats and coasters.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxPrint onto printable cross stitch material (available via various suppliers) for that unique and special gift.

Tick (Check Mark) BoxPrint onto blank printable greeting cards (or onto 200+ gms matt, satin or even glossy photo paper folded in half) for that special personalised greeting card.


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