Family Mottoes from Coats of Arms

Family Mottoes
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Family Name Gaelic Equivalent Original Language English Translation
Boevey - Esse quam videri. To be, rather than to seem.
BolandÓ BeolláinPro patria.For my country.
Bolden - Pour bien desirer. For wishing well.
Boleyn - Deus nobis haec otia fecit. God has given us this tranquility.
BolgerÓ BolguirDeus nobis haec otia fecit.God has given us this tranquility.
BoltonBaltúnDominus providebit.God will provide.
Bolton Baltún Vi et virtute. By strength and valour.
Le Bon - Confido I confide.
Bond - Nemo me impune lacessit. No one provokes me with impunity.
Bonham - Esse quam videri. To be, rather than to seem.
Bonner - Semper fidelis. Always faithful.
Bonsall - Pro patria. For my country.
Bonteine - Soli Deo gloria. Glory to God alone.
Booth - In hoc signo vinces. Under this sign you shall conquer.
Borland - - Press through.
Borthwick - Coelitus datum. Given by God.
Boss-Cada uno es hijo desus obras.Every man is the son of his works.
Boswell - - Nothing venture, nothing have.
Boswell - Fortiter. Boldly
Botfield - - The Lord will provide.
Bottomley - Fideli certa merces. To the faithful there is certain reward.
Boudier - Dieu et la réligion. God and the religion.
Boughton - Omne bonum Dei donum. All good things comes in the gift of God.
Boulton - Faire sans dire. To do without speaking. (Deeds not words.)
Boulton - Mens conscia recti. A mind conscious of rectitude.
Bourke - Audaces fortuna juvat. Fortune favours the bold.
Bourke - In hoc signo vinces. Under this sign you shall conquer.
Bourne - Esse quam videri. To be, rather than to seem.
Bourne - Semper vigilans. Always watchful.
Le Boutillier - Pro rege. For my king.
Bowen Ó Buacáin Audaces fortuna juvat. Fortune favours the bold.
BowenÓ BuacáinEsse quam videri.To be, rather than to seem.
Bowen Ó Buacáin In hoc signo vinces. Under this sign you shall conquer.
Bower - - Hope well and have well.
Bower-Esse quam videri.To be, rather than to seem.
Bowing - - Onward.
BoyceÓ BuaigDeo patria tibi.For God, country, and yourself.
Boycott - Pro rege et religione. For king and religion.
Boyd Búiteac Candor dat viribus alas. Truth gives wings to strength.
BoydBúiteacConfido.I confide.
BoylanÓ BaoighealláinVirtute et fidelitate.By valour and fidelity.
Boyle Ó Baoghill - God's providence is my inheritance.
BoyleÓ BaoghillDominus providebit.God will provide.
Boyle Ó Baoghill Spectemur agendo. Let us be judged by our actions.
Bracebridge - - Be as God will.
BradleyÓ BrollacháinVigilans et audax.Vigilant and bold.
Bradshaigh - Qui vit content lient assez. He that lives content has got enough.
Bradshaw-Qui vit content lient assez.He that lives content has got enough.
BradyMac BradaighClaritate dextra.With a bright light to the right.
Braidwood - Vigeur de dessus. Strength from above.
Brand - Pour bien desirer. For wishing well.
Brandling - Fide et virtute. By fidelity and valour.
Brandreth - Nunquam non paratus. Never unprepared.
Branfill - - Not in vain.
Branson - Dum spiro spero. While I breath I hope.
M' Brayne - - I hope in God.
M' Brayne - - The righteous are bold as a lion.
Breame - - God is my defender.
BreenÓ BraoinComrac an ceart.The right fight.
Bren(n)anÓ BraonainSub hoc signo vinces.Under this sign we shall conquer.
Brenton - - Go through.
BreslinÓ BreisleinFlead agus fáilte.Celebrate and welcome.
BrettDe BretVelis quod possis.Aim at what you can accomplish.
Brey - - By degrees.
Brickdale - Fide et fortitude. By fidelity and fortitude.
Mc BrideMac Giolla Bhride-I am ever prepared
Bridgman - Nec temere nec timide. Neither rashly nor timidly.
O'BrienÓ BriainLám láidir in uactar.The strong hand uppermost.
O' Brien Ó Briain Vigeur de dessus. Strength from above.
Briggs - Fortiter et fideliter. Boldly and faithfully.
Brigham - In cruce salus. Salvation from the cross.
Brinckman - Perseverando. By perservering.
Brisbane - - Fear God.
Broade - Pro Deo et rege. For God and king.
Broadmead - Semper fidelis. Always faithful.
Brodie - - Be mindful to unite.
Brodie - - Unite.
BroderickÓ Bruadiar-I reciprocate.
Brogden - Constans et fidelis Steady and faithful.
Brooke - Dum spiro spero. While I breath I hope.
Brooke - Spec mea in Deo. God is my hope.
Brookfield - - Beware the reaping.
Brooks - Finem respice. Consider the end.
BrosnanÓ BrosnacháinFide et firme.Faithfully and firmly.
Brouncker - - Duty.
Brounker - Loyal aut mort. Loyal to the death.
Brown - Deus pascit corvos. God feeds the ravens.
Brown - Floreat majestas. Let majesty flourish.
Brown - Labor omnia vincit. Work wins everything.
Brown-Persevera Deoque confide.Persevere and trust in God.
Brown - Spero. I hope.
BrowneDe BrúnFortiter et fideliter.Boldly and faithfully.
Browne De Brún Spectemur agendo. Let us be judged by our actions.
Brownlow-Esse quam videri.To be, rather than to seem.
Bruce - - Be true.
Bruce - - Courage.
Bruce - - Do well and doubt not.
Bruce - - True.
Bruce - - Venture forward.
Bruce - Fuimus. We have been. (We have made our mark.)
Bruce - Omni solum forti patria. Every land is a brave man's country.
Bruce - Omnia vincit amor. Love subdues all things.
Bruges - Omne solum forti patria. Every sail to a brave man in his country first.
Bryan - Fortis et fidelis. Brave and faithful.
Bryden - - Keep watch.
Brydges - Deus pascit corvos. God feeds the ravens.
O' Bryen - Vigeur de dessus. Strength from above.
Bryson - - God with my right.
Buchanan - - God with my right.
Buck - Fide et fortitude. By fidelity and fortitude.
Buckler - Fidelis usque ad mortem. Faithful even to death.
BuckleyÓ BuachallaNec temere nec timide.Neither rashly nor timidly.
Bulfin - Vincit veritas. Truth conquers.
Bulkeley - Nec temere nec timide. Neither rashly nor timidly.
Bull - - God is cortues.
Buller--The eagle does not catch flies.
Bullock - Nil conscire sibi. To have a conscience free from guilt.
Bulman - Pro patria. For my country.
Bunbury-Esse quam videri.To be, rather than to seem.
Burder - Labor omnia vincit. Work wins everything.
BurgessBrugaLevius fit patientia.Patience makes burdens lighter.
De Burgh - Ung roy, ung foy, ung loy. One God, one faith, one law.
De Burgo - Ung roy, ung foy, ung loy. One God, one faith, one law.
BurkeDe BurcaUng roy, ung foy, ung loy.One God, one faith, one law.
Burn - Vincit veritas. Truth conquers.
BurnsÓ BroinUllam-aime.Ever ready.
Burnaby - Pro rege. For my king.
Burrard - - Persevere.
Burrell - Sub libertate quietem. Rest under liberty.
Burroughs - Audaces fortuna juvat. Fortune favours the bold.
Burrow - Deus nobis haec otia fecit. God has given us this tranquility.
Burrows - - Together.
Burton - Dominus providebit. God will provide.
Burton - Sans changer. Without changing.
Bury - Festina lente. Be quick without impetuosity.
Busfeild - Medio tutissimus ibis. You will go safest in the middle.
Bush--Hope me encourageth.
Bushe - - Hope me encourageth.
Bushell - Dum spiro spero. While I breath I hope.
Butcher - - Be steady.
Butler De Buitléir - God be my guide.
Butler De Buitléir Esse quam videri. To be, rather than to seem.
ButlerDe BuitléirComme je trouve.As I find it.
Buxton - - Do it with thy might.
Buxton - - Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.
Byam - - The truth against the world.
Byass - - By assiduity.
ByrneÓ BroinCertavi et vici.I have fought and conquered.
Bysse-Bis vincit qui se vincit.He conquers twice who conquers himself.


Sources:
Irish Family Mottoes "The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales."
By Tomás ó Baoillby Sir John Bernard Burke


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