Bornheim (Frankfurt)

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BORNHEIM

State : Hessen
Incorporated into : 1877 Frankfurt am Main

Wappen von Bornheim (Frankfurt) / Arms of Bornheim (Frankfurt)
Official blazon
German

In Schwarz eine silberne Wolfsangel.

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Origin/meaning

The arms are based on the seals of the village known from 1621, 1742 and 1781. The so called wolf-hook is a typical symbol used often as a village sign in the Southern half of Germany. It is also known from the borderstones of Bornheim from the 17th century.


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Literature : Hessisches Wappenbuch, 1956