Cattenom

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CATTENOM

Département : Moselle

Blason de Cattenom

Official blazon

Coupé d’argent et de sable, à l’escarboucle de huit rais d’or, fleurdelisée sur la croix, pommetée sur le sautoir et ouverte du champ en abîme, brochant sur le tout.

Origin/meaning

These are the arms of the historical Cattenom (Kettenhoven) family, a noble family originating from Luxembourg and lords of the village.

At the same time the arms also refer to an atom shape and the nuclear power station in the village.


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Literature : Image from http://www.armorialdefrance.fr


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