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What is your Kamon?

Do all Japanese families have mon?

Like European heraldry, mon were initially held only by aristocratic families, and were gradually adapted by commoners. ... Japanese traditional formal attire generally displays the mon of the wearer. Commoners without mon often used those of their patron or the organization they belonged to.

How many Japanese family crests are there?

There are more than 3,000 different family crests in Japan. They originated in aristocratic and feudal society in Japan's history, but they can still be seen today in ceremonial uses such as weddings and funerals. The crests often use natural motifs as symbols.

How many themes does Kamon have?

There are said to be more than 2,500 types of Kamon that were created as symbols to identify common households.