Ross associated family names (Septs):

Anderson, Andison, Andrew, Andrews, Corbet, Corbett, Crow, Crowe, Croy, Denoon, Denune,
Dingwall, Duthie, Fair, Gair, Gear, Gillanders, Hagart, Haggart, MacAndrew, MacCullie, MacCulloch, MacLullich,
MacTaggart, MacTear, MacTier, MacTire, Taggart, Tullo, Tulloch, Tyre, Vass, Wass

David Ross of Ross and Baron of Balnagowan

Hereditary Chief of Clan Ross

Clan Ross of the United States is dedicated to:

promoting interest in the history and origin of the Clan and Family of Ross; to encourage education, the collection and preservation of records, traditions, and historical material, related to the history of the Clan Ross, its members, branches, and septs and to collect and preserve other historical material relating to the Celtic races of Scotland and elsewhere.


Clan Ross is a Highland Scottish clan first named as such by King Malcolm IV of Scotland in 1160.
The first of the chiefs was Fearchar, Earl of Ross from the O’Beolain family, also known as ‘Fearchar Mac-an-t-sagairt’ (meaning “son of the priest”) of Applecross.

Clan Ross Motto

Clan Ross Gaelic Names: Clann Andrias, Ròs, Ròis.

Origin of name: Ross-shire.

Motto: Spem successus alit (”Success nourishes hope”).

Plant Badge: Juniper. Pipe Music: The Earl of Ross’s March.

Clan Ross Red Tartan

Clan Ross has three tartans:
Red ancient Ross tartan
Red dress Ross tartan
Green Ross hunting tartan

Join us in Florida in 2015 for our Annual Meeting

A New Board of Directors will be voted upon,
Bylaws will be updated and a 5 year plan will be discussed.
All are welcome. If you can not attend, you will be able to vote on-line.