|Heraldry of the World |
Wappen der Welt
Civic heraldry of Germany
(de) Von Schwarz und Gold zweiundzwanzigmal geständert, belegt mit einer schwarzen Scheibe, darin eine goldene Urne.
The arms were officially granted on February 15, 1965.
The urn refers to the fact that already in prehistoric times the area was settled. The division of the shield refers to the story that in historical time sthere were eleven huts near the lake forming the village. This was Eilf am See (eleven on the lake), which became Eilvese.
Literature : Wappenbuch des Landkreises Hannover