Crest: Two hands supporting a sword erect in pale, Proper
Motto: Auxilio Dei (By the help of God)
Origin of Name: Place name
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
Septs / Name Variations are: Muirhead, Muirheid, Murehead, Morehead, Moorhead and Moorehead.
Some of the more numerous surnames that are associated with the Muirhead family history are:
Aitkenhead, Bayles, Beakes, Burrowes, DuVernet, Grosset, Guild, Hamilton, Holmes, Howell, Hunter, Lott, Muirhead-Gould, Shaw, Stark, Walpole, and Wright.