Crest: A falcon upon a glove sinister, Proper
Motto: Non Sibi (For Sport)
Historic Seat: Cleland, North Lanarkshire
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
Cleland Clan tartan
It is thought that this name derives from the lands named Cleland or Kneland in Dalziel, Lanarkshire. There were many branches of the family that lived in Lanarkshire.
The first of the name on record is Alexander Kneland of that Ilk. He married Margaret, who was sister of the independence leader and patriot William Wallace.
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