Geysztor coat of arms

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Battle cry -
Alternative names Giejsztor
Earliest mention 1582
Towns Lwów
Families -

Geysztor or Gieysztor - is a Polish coat of arms. It was used by several Szlachta families in the times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.


Name goes back to the year 1582 and Grand Duchy of Lithuania. There are two branches of the family. One is spelled Geysztor (in the south), the other Gieysztor (in the north). The schism occurred about two hundred years later (when the family started feuding).


The Red field (warrior or martyr; military strength and magnanimity) means that the forefather was elevated to dukedom in battle (a blue background would have meant for administrative excellence).

Stars represent celestial goodness; noble person; excellence.

Notable bearers[edit]

Notable bearers of this coat of arms include:

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