Crest: A dragon, Vert, spouting fire, Proper, standing on a wheel, Argent
Motto: Fear God In Life
Origin of Name: Place name, town near Caen in Normandy, France
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
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This name Somerville derives from a town in Normandy, near Caen. During the Norman invasion of England in 1066, Sir Gaulter de Somerville accompanied the Duke of Normandy, William the Conqueror.
William de Somerville, the second son of Sir Gaulter, came to Scotland with David I and was created Lord of Carnwath, receiving the lands near Carnwath in Clydesdale.
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