Crest: A demi stag springing, Or, holding a thistle in his mouth, Proper.
Motto: Non Timeo Sed Caveo (I Fear Not But I Am Cautious)
Origin of Name: Place name, Kincardineshire
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan, Last Chief was Sir Richard Strachan
There are many spellings: Strachan (mainly Scots), Straghan (mainly Irish), or Strahan (both) and Strawn (American). Strachen, Strachn, Straughan, Strawhun, Straun, Strane, Stracon, Strahin, Strain, Strong, Strongman, Stronger, Strang, Stronge, Strang, Strange, Strangeman, Straughn, Strauchon, and Stranahan are also recognized derivations of Strachan