Forbes Tartan & Clan

The 'Braes o' Forbes' were once entirely overrun with bears and therefore uninhabitable. Oconachar (the founder of the clan) slew the bears and claimed the land for his people.

Clan Forbes Crest & Motto

Forbes

"Grace Me Guide"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Forbes TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Forbes NAME MEAN?
The name Forbes is most likely to have come from the lands of Forbes, Aberdeenshire.

WHERE DOES THE Forbes CLAN HAIL FROM?
Clan Forbes come from Aberdeenshire

The Forbes clans plant badge is Broom