|Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Luxembourg
The arms were granted on May 30, 1975.
The origin of the arms is not quite clear, it is taken from the arms of one of the branches of the Lords of Kaay. The original arms of the lords were a lion over which was placed a bend. The colours are not known. Whether the arms as they are used now, have actually belonged to a branch of the Lords of Kayl that ruled over Kayl is not known.
Literature : Loutsch, J-C. et al.; Armorial communal du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, Fisch, Luxembourg, 1989, 331 p.
Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.