Clan Moffat

Basic Info.

Moffat Clan Crest

Moffat Clan Crest


Crest: A crest coronet and issuing therefrom a cross crosslet fitchée Sable surmounted of a saltire Argent
Motto: Spero meliora (I hope for better things)
Origin of Name: Movat (Norse)
Region: Borders
Clan Chief: Madam Jean Moffat of that Ilk

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Moffat Tartan

Moffat Modern

Moffat Modern

Moffat Clan tartan

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Clan History

Moffat, Dumfriesshire

Moffat, Dumfriesshire

Moffat History

As far back as the time of Sir William Wallace, the Moffats were a powerful and influential borders family, who most likely gave their name to the town of Moffat in Dumfriesshire.

The progenitor of the clan was a Norseman, William de Mont Alto, who came to Scotland in the tenth century.

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Clan Lands

Moffat Lands

Moffat Map

Moffat Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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