Smith Tartan & Clan

The name Smith comes from the blacksmiths, bladesmiths, goldsmiths,silversmiths and metalsmiths who supplied almost all of Scotland with anything made of metal. Although every clan had its Smiths, the Smiths also had their own clan based around Loch Lomond.

Clan Smith Crest & Motto

Smith

"Hold Fast"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Smith TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Smith NAME MEAN?
The name Smith means not only a man who made ploughshares and horseshoes, but also an armourer who made weapons of all types.

WHERE DOES THE Smith CLAN HAIL FROM?
Loch Lomond

Although every Clan had smiths, there was once a Clan Smith in old Scotland. After 1745, the clan system was outlawed. In 1978, Emery Smith, Jr. of Southern Pines, North Carolina re-formed Clan Smith under the name Clan Smith Society, Inc. (USA Branch). It is an organization of people of Scottish or Scots-Irish Smith backgrounds and their spouses.