Clan Oliphant

[Mayflower] Mayflower: Floral Emblem of New Scotland (Nova Scotia); Click to enlarge [jpeg:18K]

Name Oliphant: from elephant, indicating great strength
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Origin of Clan Oliphant

Clansfolk of Clan Oliphant

Clan Oliphant in the Military

Septs of Clan Oliphant

Symbols of Clan Oliphant

Clan Oliphant was closely associated with Clan Melville. One tartan is known under the trademark of "Oliphant and Melville."

Clan Oliphant is also a sept of Clan Sutherland

The Oliphants of Gask were ardent Jacobites. Laurence Oliphant of Gask and his eldest son were attainted for their part in the Jacobite Rising of 1745.

Lady Nairne (Carolina Oliphant), a famous Scottish poetess, was of the Gask family. She was named Carolina in honour of Prince Charlie.

= In Scotland =
[Flag of Scotland] Oliphant [Flag of Scotland]
Courtesy Electric Scotland: Grangemouth, Scotland
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