Name Oliphant: from elephant, indicating great strength
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.