Chattan Tartan & Clan

Clan Chattan are unique in history in that they were a community or confederation of twelve separate clans, each clan had their own clan chief but were united and are bound to a superior chief of the confederation.

Clan Chattan Crest & Motto

Macpherson

"Touch not the cat but a glove"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Chattan TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Chattan NAME MEAN?
There are two theories surrounding the origin of the name Chattan, one is that it came from the Catti who were a tribe of Gauls who had been driven out by the Romans and the second is that it comes from Catnav in Sutherland.

WHERE DOES THE Chattan CLAN HAIL FROM?
Glenloy and Loch Arkaig in the Highlands

Clan Chattan's Historic Seat is Torcastle in Lochaber