Clan Irvine

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Irvine Clan Crest

Irvine Clan Crest

Irvine

Motto: Sub Sole, Sub Umbra, Virens (Flourishing both in sunshine and in shade)
Lands: Aberdeenshire, Dumfriesshire
Origin of Name: ‘ir-afon’ which means ‘green water’
Seat: Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire
Clan Chief: David Irvine of Drum

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Tartan

Irvine Tartan

Irvine Ancient

Irvine Ancient

Irvine Clan tartan

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Clan History

Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire

Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire

Irvine History

From the Brythonic word ‘ir-afon’ which means ‘green water’ comes Irvine. The name is territorial in origin, from an area in Dumfriesshire.

Records of the family date back to some time between 1124 and 1165. The family claim origin from the High Kings of Ireland, through to Scotland’s Early Celtic Kings.

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Clan Lands

Irvine Lands

Irvine Map

Irvine Map- from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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