Wemyss Tartan & Clan

The name of Wemyss is derived from the Gaelic “uaimh” meaning “cave”. On the coast of Fife, below the ruin known as MacDuff's Castle are caves containing Pictish paintings and it is thought that these gave rise to local place name of Wemyss.

Clan Wemyss Crest & Motto

Wemyss

"Je pense"

I think
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Wemyss TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Wemyss NAME MEAN?
From the Gaelic “uaimh” meaning “cave”

WHERE DOES THE Wemyss CLAN HAIL FROM?
Lowland Scottish clan evolved from the MacDuff Clan.

The Wemyss family are mostly linked to three castles within Scotland. The first is Macduff Castle, then Wemyss Castle which is the principle seat of the Chief of the clan, and the third is Elcho Castle.