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Coat of Arms:
Silver with a red lion rampant and a strip of ermine at the top with a red rose.
Crest: A red lion.
Motto: Sur esperance.
Motto Translated: Upon hope.
First found in Perthshire where they were seated from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: Hugh Moncreiff settled in Philadelphia in 1854; D. Moncreiff arrived in New York in 1820.
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|Also see: Moncreiffe|
mantle consists of the shield displaying the arms that was given to the
person bearing this surname; a banner with surname; a helmet; and family
crest [if known]. See a sample of full mantle by - at right.
Normally the crest is displayed atop the helmet. To order a full
coat of arms and family crest click here
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