Dalziel Tartan & Clan

Since 1259 over two hundred different forms of the Dalziel name have been recorded, from Dalzeel to Diyell and including the abbreviation ‘DL’, which approximates its proper pronunciation.

Clan Dalziel Crest & Motto

Dalziel

"I Dare"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Dalziel TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Dalziel NAME MEAN?
The Dalziel name derives from the Gaelic ‘dal-gheail’, meaning ‘white meadow’, so named because of the colour of the local clay soil. There are also some from Shetland who bear the name; there, it derives from the island of Yell, hence the Dalyell spelling.

WHERE DOES THE Dalziel CLAN HAIL FROM?
The name is of territorial origin from the old barony of Dalziel in Lanarkshire.

The basic form of the Dalziel tartan design was used for a 'George IV' tartan produced in honour of the King's visit in 1822