& Campenaar Families Coats-of-Arms
Viljoen Family coat-of-arms (right)
is derived from that of the French family Villon de Varennes.
shield consists of a golden St Andrew's cross on a
(Gules, saltire Or). The crest is a pair of golden folded eagle's
The mantling is gold and red. The original coat of arms of the Villon
de Varennes family has a golden wall crown as crest, but
the Viljoen Family Association overwhelmingly
elected to have a
pair of golden folded eagle's wings as its crest during the Viljoen
Festival of 1976. This coat of arms is therefore appliccable
descendants of the Viljoen progenitors, Francois Villion
wife Cornelia Campenaar.
coat-of-arms of the founding mother
of the Viljoen family, Cornelia Campenaar (also
and Campenaere) is shown at left. The crest
consists of a standing
white (or silver) lion with a golden crown, against a green background.
On both sides of the lion a sickle is mounted vertically. The mantling
is green and silver. This coat-of-arms is borne by the family
in the Netherlands.