Crest: A ratch-hound’s head erased Proper, collared Gules
Motto: Denique Coelum (Heaven at Last)
Origin of Name: Place name, France
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
Melville Clan tartan
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The name Melville originates from Normandy, where Guillaume de Maleville was a companion of William, Duke of Normandy. Guillaume fought at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
The family settled in Scotland during the reign of David I, where they were granted lands in Midlothian.
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