Clan Hope

Basic Info.

Hope Clan Crest

Hope Clan Crest


Motto: At Spes Infracta (Yet my hope is unbroken)
Origin of Name: ‘Hop’, Middle English
Lands: Fife
Region: Lowlands
Historic Seat: Craighall, Fife
Clan Chief: Sir John Hope of Craighall

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Hope Tartan

Weir Ancient

Weir Ancient

Hope/Weir Clan tartan

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Clan History

Hopetoun House

Hopetoun House

Hope History

Hope is probably a native Scots name deriving from ‘Hop’. In middle English this means ‘small valley’. Another suggestion is that it derives from ‘oublon’, which is French for ‘hop’ and could be from the family de H’oublons of Picardy. This borders family, whatever the origin of their name it was among those added to the Ragman Roll, the oath of fealty given to Edward I in 1296.

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Clan Lands

Hope Lands


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