Clan Fergusson

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Welcome to Clan Fergusson

Clan Fergusson Team
Team Leader
Clan Chief: Sir Charles Fergusson of Kilkerran, 9th Baronet., Chief of the Name and Arms of Clan Fergusson. Succeeded 1973.
Crest: Upon a chapeau Gules furred Ermine, a bee on a thistle Proper
Motto: Dulcius ex asperis (Sweeter after difficulties)
Slogan/War Cry: Clann Fhearghuis gu brath!
Region: Lowlands, Highlands
Historic Seat:
Plant badge: Little sunflower.
Pipe music:
Gaelic name: MacFhearghuis.

Clan Team

Team Goals

The focus of this team's work is to identify, improve and maintain profiles associated with the Lairds and Chiefs of Clan Fergusson together with members bearing the name Fergusson, the related families and those recognised as septs of Clan Fergusson.

Team To Do List

This list will be developed by the Team. If you are working on a specific task, please list it here:

  • promoting the entries of those bearing the name Fergusson on Wikitree.
  • ensuring entries appearing on Wikitree are as accurate as possible, correcting mistakes once spotted.
  • encouraging interest in and study of Clan Fergusson.


Fergie, Fergus, Ferguson, Furgerson, Ferries, Firgie, Keddie, Kiddie, MacAdie, MacFergus, MacKeddie, Mackerras, MacKersey.

Clan History

Clan Branches

Other Names Associated with the Clan

Ferguson, Forgan, Fergie, Fergus, Fergushill, Fergussill, Farries, Ferrie, Ferries, Ferris(s), Forgie, Furgerson, Grevsack, Hardie, Hardy, Ehsanian, Hemmati, Kiddie, Kydd, Keddie, Keddle, Ketchen, Kidd, Madani, MacTavert MacHerries.

The Gaelic name has been rendered through translation into the forms, MacFergus, MacFerries, and MacFerris. Since the 'f' and 'g' are silent in the old language such variations as MacAdie, MacCade, MacErries, MacHerries, MacKerras (especially common in Argyll and Australia), MacKersey, MacKestan, MacFhearghuis, MacMagnus and even MacIrish, MacInlay were formed.

Allied Clans

Rival Clans

Clan Research and Free Space Pages


  • Fergusson (of Atholl)
  • Fergusson of Balquhidder
  • Ferguson Dress

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