Find the meaning of your surname:

We all love a competition, and now’s your chance to win a coat of arms and surname history scroll! The perfect gift for yourself or a friend!


What you could discover if you win?


Each coat of arms and surname history scroll is packed with absolutely fascinating details about your chosen name. Which surname would you choose? You might prefer to find out all about your own name, or perhaps the surname of a friend or family member. Either way, it’s really easy to find out if we have the name you desire. Simply enter the name in our ‘family name search’ at the top of any page of our website, then you will discover if it’s on our database. We have more than a million on there, plus there are many of European origin including French and Spanish, (which are available in those languages too!). You will also see the associated family crest at the top of the coat of arms.

For an in-depth look at what is included, click here.

Here’s what you’ll learn about:

  • Early origins
  • Spelling variations
  • lands owned
  • Migration to the New World
  • Convicts to Australia
  • Passengers on the Titanic
  • Famous bearers of the name


Plus much more! We do not have double-barrelled surnames – find out why here, but with more than a million names available, you are sure to find what you are looking for. If not, call us on 01984 632120 and we will try to find a derivative of the name for you. As an independent business, we are a friendly bunch! (Meet us here). Read about how we research each family name thoroughly.


How to enter?


To be in with a chance to win a surname history scroll, just head over to our Facebook page

You will see our competition. Then, all you need to do is like and share the post. Plus, tag a friend who you think would love a coat of arms and surname history scroll for Christmas.

Finally, good luck and if you don’t win a surname history then don’t worry! Our printed scrolls start from just £19.99 and you can purchase your own here. It’s so quick and easy to order…just enter your desired name and we will send it out direct to you. Most orders are sent out the following day, so you’ll receive your print swiftly! We have a wide range of products available with the coat of arms / family crest for your name.  Visit our shop for fantastic gift ideas for all occasions.


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