Rieger Family Name and Crest
First found in Bavaria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times.
Always prominent in social affairs, the name Rieger became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.
Rieger families settled in the United States in the 17th Century
Silver / White – Argent: Signifies truth, sincerity, peace, innocence, and purity. Gold – Or: Signifies wisdom, generosity, glory, constancy, and faith. Black – Sable: Signifies wisdom, grief, constancy, and prudence. Blue–Azure: Signifies loyalty, chastity, truth, strength, and faith. Red–Gules: Signifies magnanimity, military strength, warrior, and martyr. Purple – Purpure: Signifies temperance, regal, justice, royal majesty, and sovereignty. Maroon / Blood Red – Sanguine / Murray: Signifies Fortitude or victorious. Orange – Tenne / Tawny: Signifies ambition.
Eagle - The eagle symbolizes a man of action, the high and important matters is concerned. A person of high intellect, ingenuity, repartee, and quick comprehension.
Lion - The lion has always enjoyed a high place in the heraldry as the emblem of undying courage, and hence that of a valiant warrior.
Crane - The crane is a symbol of vigilance, justice, and longevity,