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Family Mottos

Here is a small collection of The 'Family' Mottos
(If I have make a mistake or miss any out, please contact me in the usual way)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

     
Abbott
- Deo patria amicis -
A friend to God and my Country
Abel
- Vive le Roi -
Long life to the King
Adamson
- Crux mihi grata quies -
The Cross gives me
welcome rest
Amos
- Fama candida rosa dulcior -
Fame is sweeter than the
white rose
Anderson
- Stand sure -
Andrews
- Victrix fortuna sapientia -
Wisdom is the conqueror
of fortune
Arnold
- Ut vivas vigila -
Watch that you may live
 
       

B

     
Bailey
- Ubi bene ibi patria -
One's country is where one is well
Bartholomew
- Ad alta -
To high things
Barton
- Fide et fortitudine -
By fidelity and fortitude
Bates
- Et manu et corde -
Both with hand and heart
Beaney
- Touch not the catt bot a targe -
Touch not the cat without shield
Bingham
- Spes mea Christus -
Christ in my hope
Birch
- Pridentia simplicitate -
Simply prudent
Bird
- Cruce spes mea -
My hope is in the Cross
Bishop
- Pro Deo et ecclesia -
For God and the Church
Boulding
- Sto Ro Veritate -
I stand for the truth
Bridge
- Je garderay -
I watch over
Brooks
- Perseverando -
By persevering
Brown
- Floreat majestias -
Let majesty flourish
Burton
- Lux vitae -
The light is my guide
Butcher
- Be steady -
 
       

C

     
Carpenter
- Per acuta belli -
Through the asperities of war
Cawdell
- Fac et spera -
Do and hope
Chadwick
- In Candore decus -
There is honour in sincerity
Chapman
- Crescit sub pondere virtus -
Virtue thrives under oppression
Clarke
- Carpe Diem -
Seize the day
Coveney
- Candide et constanter -
Fairly and firmly
Cowell
- Cole Deum -
Worship God
Cross
- Cruce dum spero fide -
Whilst I have breath i cinfide
in the Cross
       

D

     
Daniels
- Nec timeo nec sperno -
I neither fear nor despise
Dennett
- Per Dei providentiam -
By God's Providence
Dodd
- In Copia cautus -
Careful amid plenty
Dowle
- Vincere vel mori -
Victory
Drury
- Cave ut comprehendas -
Be careful to include
Dunkin
- Disce pati -
Learn to suffer
Dunn
- Mullach a-bu -
Victory for the Dunns
 
       

E

     
Epps
- In Te Domine Speravi -
In Thee, O Lord,
I have placed my hope
     
       

F

     
Fellows
- Patientia et perseverantia
cum magnanimitate -
Patience and perseverance with magnanimity
Fox
- Sionnach aboo -
The fox to victory
   
       

G

     
Gage
- Courage sans peur -
Courage without fear
Garrett
- Semper fidelis -
Always faithful
Gatehouse
- Cervus non servus -
A stag not enslaved
Gibbs
- Tenax proposit -
Firm of purpose
Gilbert
- Teg yw heddwch -
Peace is pleasing
Godfrey
- Deus et libertas -
God and liberty
Goodwin
- Fide et virtute -
By fidelity and valour
Grace
- En Grace effie -
On Grace, depend
Grey
- Anchor fast Anchor -
     
       

H

     
Hammond
- Per tot discrimina verun -
Through so many dangers
Harris
- Ubique patriam reminisci -
Everywhere to remember
one's country
Hart
- Fortis et fideliter -
Brave and faithful
Higgins
- Pro patria -
For my country
Hill
- Avancez -
Advance
Holladay
- Quarta salute -
The fourth to health
Holmes
- Fide sed cui vide -
Trust, but in whom take care
Hope
- At spes infracta -
Yet my hope is unbroken
Hopper
- Subditus fidelis regis est salus regni -
A faithful subject of the king is a
preserver of the monarchy
Hunter
- Cursum perficio -
I accomplish the race
Hurst
- Pro Deo et rege -
For God and the King
 
       

I

     
Irvin
- Candide et constanter -
Fairly and firmly
     
       

J

     
James
- J'aime a Jameais -
I love forever
Jarman
- nec ab orienta nec ab occidente -
Neither from the east nor from the west
Jones
- Heb dduw, heb ddim -
without God, without anything
Jorden
- Percussa Resurgo -
Struck down, I rise again
       

K

     
Kemp
- Lecem spero -
I hope for light
Kennett
- Audi alteram partem -
Hear the other party
Kimber
- Frangos no flectes -
Thou may'st break,
but shalt not bend me
 
       

L

     
Lawrence
- Be Ready -
Lewis
- Partriae fidus -
faithful to my country
Liddle
- Hinc odor et sanitas -
Hence fragrance and health
Lloyd
- Heb dduw heb ddym,
Dhuw a digon -
without God without anything,
God is enough
Long
- Pleux quoiqye preux -
Pious although chivalrous
     
       

M

     
Maitland
- Consillio et animis -
By skill and spirit
Man
- Per ardua stabilis -
Firm in adversity
Matcham
- Animi fortitude -
The Courage
Matson
- Fac et Spera -
Do and hope
McGregor
- 'S Rioghal Mo Dhream -
Royal is my blood
Miller
- Manent optima coelo -
The best things wait us in heaven
Mills
- Honor virtutis pretium -
Honour is the reward of virtue
Moore
- Conlan-a-bu -
Conlan forever
Murrey
- Tout pret -
Quite ready
     
       

N

     
Neve
- Sola proba quae honestas -
Those things only are good
which are honorable
Newman
- Ubi amor ibi fides -
Where there is love there is faith
Newport
- Ne supra modum sapere -
Be not over wise
Nichols
- Fide sed cui vide -
Trust, but in whom take care
Noble
- Fide et fortitudine -
By fidelity and fortitude
Noon
- Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re -
Gentle in manner, firm in act
Norris
- Feythfully serve -
Faithfully serve
 
       

O

     
O'Brien
- Lamh loudi an Uachtar -
The strong hand from above
O'Connell
- Ciall agus neart -
Reason and Power
Orpin
- Vertitas Vinat -
Truth Conquers
Osborne
- Pax m bello -
Peace in war
Ottaway
- Si Deus nobiscum quis contrs nos -
If God be with us
who can be against us
     

P

     
Paine
- Malo mori quam foedari -
I would rather die than
be disgraced
Palmer
- Palma virtuti -
The palm is for virtue
Parker
- Fideli certa merces -
To the faithful there is reward
Patterson
- Pro Rege et grege -
For King and people
Perkins
- Simplex vigilum veri -
An honest on of the sentinels
of truth
Peterson
- Nihil sine Deo -
Nothing without God
Potts
- Fortis et astutus -
Bold and Crafty
Powney
- Officium praesto -
I perform my duty
Price
- Vita brevis gloria aeterna -
Life is short, glory eternal
Prior
- Speriamo -
We hope
   
       

Q

     
       

R

     
Reid
- Pax Copia -
Peace,plenty
Reynolds
- Jus meum tuebor -
I will defend my right
Richards
- Honore et amore -
with honour and love
Robbins
- Vivit post funera virtus -
Virtue lives after death
Roberts
- Ewch ymlaen -
Go forward
Rogers
- Nos Nostraque Deo -
We and ours to God
Rolfe
- Cresco crescendeo -
I increase by increasing
Rowe
- Innocens non timidus -
Innocent but not fearful
Russell
- Che sara sara -
What will be will be
     
       

S

     
Sanders
- Nil Conscire sibi -
Conscious of no wrong
Skinner
- Sanguis et vulnera -
Blood and wounds
Smith
- Semper fidelis -
Always faithfull
Snell
- In cruce victoria -
Victorious in the Cross
Spencer
- Dieu defend le droit -
God defends the right
Starr
- Vive en espoir -
Live in hope
Stokes
- Fortis qui insons -
Innocent fortune
Summerfield
- Fear God in life -
Sutton
- Pour y parvenir -
To accomplish it
Swift
- Festina lente -
Be quick woithout impetuosity
   
       

T

     
Tate
- Thincke and Thancke -
Think and Thank
Tenney
- Et mea messis erit -
My harvest will also arrive
Thomas
- I dduw bo'r didch -
To God be thanks
Tippett
- Non robore sed spe -
Not woth strength but with hope
Tong
- Steady -
     
       

U

     
Upton
- Semper paratus -
Alway prepared
     
       

V

     
Vail
- In te domine speravi -
In thee, O Lord, I have
placed mu hope
Vane
- Ne vile fano -
Bring nothing base to the template
Vaughan
- Non revertar inultus -
I will not return unrevenged
 
       

W

     
Ward
- Comme je fus -
As I was
Warner
- Non nobis tantum nati -
We are not born for ourselves alone
Warren
- Leo do juda est robur nostrum -
The lion of Judah is our strength
Watson
- Mea gloia fides -
fidelity is my glory
Watts
- Fide et fiducia -
By fidelity and confidence
Webster
- Fides et justitia -
faith and justice
Weekes
- Cari Deo nihilo carent -
Those dear to God want nothing
West
- Jour de ma vie -
Day of my life,
'Most glorious day of my life'
Wheeldon
- Virtus praestantior auro -
Virtue is more excellent than gold
White
- Labore porta -
Aquired by work
Wicks
- Cari Deo nihilo carent -
Those dear to God want nothing
Wightwick
- Aut viam inveniam aut faciam -
I will either find a road or make one
Wilkinson
- Non mihi sed tibi gloria -
Glory to thee, not to me
Williams
- Ensuivant la verite -
By following the truth
Willoughby
- Verite sans peur -
Truth without fear
Wills
- Sursum -
Upwards
Wilson
- Vincit qui se vincit -
He conquers, who conquers himself
Wood
- Tutus in indis -
Safe on the waves
   
       

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Y

     
Yonge
- Toujours jeune -
Always young
Young
- Toujours jeune - Alway young
   
       
       

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