Clan Hannay

Basic Info.

Hannay Clan Crest

Hannay Clan Crest

Hannay

Crest: A cross crosslet fitchee issuing out of a crescent Sable
Motto: Per Ardua Ad Alta (Through difficulties to Heaven)
Origin of Name: Possible Gaelic: ‘O’Hannaidh’, or ‘Ap Shenaeigh’
Region: Lowlands
Historic Seat: Sorbie Tower, Dumfries & Galloway
Clan Chief: David Hannay of Kirkdale and of that Ilk

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Tartan

Hannay Tartan

Hannay Modern

Hannay Modern

Hannay Clan tartan

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Clan History

Sorbie Tower

Sorbie Tower

Hannay History

Hannay may have originally been spelt ‘Ahannay’, possibly deriving from the Gaelic ‘O’Hannaidh’, or ‘Ap Shenaeigh’.

The family can be traced back to Galloway in South-West Scotland. The name of ‘Gilbert de Hannethe’ appears on the Ragman Roll in 1296.

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Clan Lands

Hannay Lands

Hannay Map

Hannay Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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