Mouat Tartan & Clan

It is said that the Mowats settled in Scotland in the reign of David I and were originally of Norman origin from the surname Monhault or Montealto; they moved to the north of Scotland in the 12th century as well as being found in Orkney and Shetland.

Clan Mouat Crest & Motto

Mouat

"Monte Alto"

On a high mountain
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Mouat TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Mouat NAME MEAN?
It is possible that the name comes from the place name 'Mont Haut', of which there are several examples in France.

WHERE DOES THE Mouat CLAN HAIL FROM?
The first recorded member of the Mowat family in Scotland is Robert de Montealto from Wales but believed to be of Norman origian and went on to acquire lands at Ferne in Angus.

Hatton Castle in Aberdeenshire belonged to the Mowatts in the 13th century and are now owned and lived in by the Duff family and famed for their gardens.