Crest: A dexter hand and arm in pale armed and holding a broken spear, Proper
Motto: Tout Jour Prest (Always Ready)
Origin of Name: Place name, Lanarkshire
Clan Chief: Richard Carmichael of Carmichael
Cadet families included those of Meadowflat in Lanarkshire and Balmedie in Fife. Many Carmichaels in Galloway became MacMichaels, and in Argyll some MacMichaels became ‘Carmichaels’, and it is this latter race only who are allied with the Appin Stewarts.