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You’re looking for great personalised gift ideas this year, right? But is spending hours on your gift shopping enough to bring you out in a cold sweat? Don’t worry because we are here to help with all your personalised gifts in one place! It has been such a difficult year because of the pandemic, but here at Hall of Names, we are still here and going strong. We are on hand and ready to help with your gift purchases. As an independent business, we really do pride ourselves on personal service, and all of our specialist manufacturers are exceptional in their field of expertise.


Personalised gift ideas that are truly unique


Coat of Arms and Surname History Scroll

A coat of arms and surname history scroll is our most popular gift.



Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you with amazing personalised gift ideas, that don’t cost the earth. Also we want to ensure that the gift you give is going to be enjoyed for many years to come. We have developed our personalised gift ranges over many years, and work alongside some of the UK’s most specialist manufacturers. Because of this, we are able to help you create truly unique gifts, in a way that is quick and easy for you. Each of our personalised gift ideas features the coat of arms relating to your chosen surname. Here’s how to find out if we’ve got the name you need.


How to find out if we have your desired coat of arms.


It’s easier than you might think! Our specialists have spent more than 4 decades searching through all sorts of source material, so the hard work is done for you. Their discoveries are uploaded onto our database, which contains over a million surnames. To search for the one you’d like to find out about, simply type it into the search box which is at the top of every page on our website. In some cases, a drop-down arrow will appear, allowing you to select the country of origin, if more than one has been discovered. Our system will tell you immediately if we have the name you’d like. Plus it will also give you a description of its origins as well as the crest and coat of arms.


Coats of arms are packed with symbolic imagery.

Coats of arms are packed with symbolic imagery.



Each coat of arms is packed with symbolism and if you’d like to check what the images mean, just click here to read our free heraldry dictionary. You’ll discover all about the hidden meanings. Then comes the nice part of choosing the personalised gift ideas you’d like to feature the heraldry on!




Choosing your personalised gifts.



Shop all crystal gifts

Crystal is a great choice for any occasion



We have so many lovely personalised gift ideas to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start! As mentioned, our surname history scroll is the most popular gift, because it is packed with information about the name you choose. Plus, the coat of arms is displayed prominently at the top, with gorgeous border graphics. We also have a variety of other printed gifts, such as Scottish Clan Histories, Irish Histories and Double Coat of Arms prints. These allow you to include your own message to the couple, and are perfect for a couple’s celebration. But what about other gifts?

To shop all gifts, click here. But if you need a bit more gift inspiration, we are here to help. For example, you may like to consider a crystal gift. We have 26 ideas for you here! Plus, the majority of our crystal can include extra engraving, just let us know what you’d like when you place your order. If you need some inspiration for what to put, click here to read our blog.

We have grouped together our personalised gift collections to make it even easier for you to shop by gift type. For example, you could view our collection of watches and clocks or gifts for the home. You’re sure to find something that suits the recipient! Plus, you can search by price, by using our handy slider. This means that you can easily stay within your budget.


Unusual personalised gift ideas.


Sometimes you’re looking for something really different that will be remembered for years to come. We have a wide variety of gifts that fit the bill. For example, a coat of arms sword is an extra-special choice, carefully crafted and featuring the coat of arms on the pommel.


Coat of arms sword

A Coat of arms sword is an amazing personalised gift idea.


Other amazing personalised gift ideas include shields and wall plaques and even teddy bears!



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