Scottish Places

edinburgh and the lothiansglasgow and strathclydethe highlandsthe western islesorkney  and shetlandnorth east scotlandstirling and central scotland
perthshire and angusfifeargyll and buteayrshire
southern scotland


At ScotClans we have build collecting and building up information of the areas of Scotland. Much is from our own personal experience. It’s tourist information for people interested in Scottish History and Ancestry.

What Clans were from what areas

Edinburgh and The Lothians

Abercrombie (fife), Anstruther, Arnott, Bethune (Fife and Angus), Beveridge (fife), Binning (west lothian), Blackadder (fife), Borthwick, Boswell, Broun / Brown, Byres, Cairns, Cameron of Erracht, Charteris, Clephane, Currie, Crichton, Craig, Congilton, Napier,

Glasgow and the Clyde

Blair (Ayrshire), Auchinleck (Ayrshire), Erskine, Maxwell, Cunnningham, Stewart, Hamilton, Montgomery, Boyd, Boyle (Ayrshire), Boyle (Ayrshire), Brisbane (Ayrshire), Buchanan, Caldwell, Cathcart, Clelland, Crosbie, Cranstoun

Southern Scotland

Hume, Moffat, Elliot, Douglas, Adair, Agnew, Aikenhead, Ainslie, Aiton, Armstrong, Baillie, Bannatyne, Bell, Blackstock, Blane, Blyth (lauderdale), Carmichael, Carruthers, Chalmers, Cockburn, Cunningham, Crawford, Hay, Nesbitt, Swinton, Kerr, Wallace, Douglas, Kennedy, Fergusson, Johnson, Bruce, Hannay, Hume

Central Scotland

MacGregor, Macnab, MacLaren, Abernethy (perth), Adam (Kinross-shire), Anderson, Balfour, Barclay (Moray/Ayrshire and Aberdeenshire), Baxter, Belshes (Roxburghshire), Bruce, Butter (Perthshire), Callender, Colville, Colquhoun, Murray, Stewart, Graham, Buchanan, Menzies, Lindsay, MacDuff, Erskine


Stewart, Boyd (Bute & Ayrshire), Campbell, Cochrane

The Highland Region

Cameron, Chattan, Chisholm, Cumming, MacKenzie, MacDonnell Munro, Ross, Sutherland, Gunn, Sinclair, MacKay, MacLeod, Fraser, Grant, MacDonald, MacDougall, Gordon, MacIntosh, Rose, Irquhart, Munro, Ogilvy, Robertson

Northeast Scotland

Gunn, Allardice, Arbuthnot, Baird, Barclay (also in Moray/Ayrshire), Bannerman, Bisset, Brodie, Buchan, Burnett, Calder, Carnegie, Cheyne, Innes, Keith, Jay, Leslie, Skene, Forbes, Duncan, hay

Skye and the Western Isles

Morrison, MacLeod, MacAulay, MacDonald, MacNicol, MacKinnon, MacLean, Campbell, Hamilton, Stewart, MacNeil, MacQuarrrie,

Orkney and Shetland