Clan Cairns Crest & Coat of Arms

Clan Crawford Crest

Worn by all of the name and ancestry

Cairns crest

Cairns Crest

Clan Crawford Coat of Arms

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Cairns Arms

Jeffrey Robert Cairns
St. Catharines, Ontario
Grant of Arms, Flag and Badge, with differences to James Robert Cairns and Matthew Andrew Cairns
August 15, 2005
Per fess wavy Gules and Azure overall three chevronels interlaced, in chief three martlets Or;
And upon a helmet mantled Gules doubled Or within a wreath of these colours, this Crest: Issuant from a coronet of maple leaves and trillium flowers Or, a demi-dragon Gules grasping in its dexter claw a sword Or and charged on the shoulder with an escallop Argent;
The chevronels allude to the idea of the name “Cairns,” a cairn being a pile of items stacked together. They also represent the three males in the family, as well as belief in the Holy Trinity. The blue wavy base represents the importance in the life of Mr. Cairns of his experiences at Balsam Lake in the Kawarthas region in Ontario by using the chevronels to represent stylised wave crests on the blue lake. In addition, red and blue are the regimental colours of The Lincoln and Welland Regiment. The gold martlets on a red field are traditional elements associated with other designs for Cairns found in ordinaries of arms.