What clan does Brodie belong to?

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What clan does Brodie belong to?

Clan Brodie is a Scottish clan whose origins are uncertain. The first known Brodie chiefs were the Thanes of Brodie and Dyke in Morayshire. The Brodies were present in several clan conflicts, and during the civil war were ardent covenanters.

Is Brodie a Scottish or Irish name?

Brodie can be a given name or a surname of Scottish origin, and a location in Moray, Scotland, its meaning is uncertain; it is not clear if Brodie, as a word, has its origins in the Gaelic or Pictish languages. In 2012 this name was the 53rd most popular boys’ name in Scotland.

What does Brodie mean?

brodie (plural brodies) (Internet slang) A close friend; a man deserving of admiration. (Internet slang) Alternative way of saying bro, usually with more respect.

What does Brodie mean in Scotland?

The name Brodie is boy’s name meaning “little ridge”. This geographic Scottish surname is more often spelled Brody in the US.

Is Brodie a Scottish name?

Is Brodie Scottish or Irish?

What is the Brodie clan’s motto?

Although the Brodies were not officially involved in the Jacobite uprisings of the 18th century, Alexander Brodie spoke out in parliament against the banning of kilt wearing. The Brodie clan motto is “Unite” and the clan crest is a right hand holding arrows. Brodie Castle in Morayshire is the clan seat.

Are the Brodie’s descended from the Pictish royal family?

There is evidence of Pictish settlements around the early Brodie lands, which has led to speculation that they are descended from the Pictish royal family, carrying the name “Brude”.

Will my tartan match an existing kilt or accessory?

One thing to remember if you are ordering your tartan to match an existing kilt or accessory is that although the sett and colours are the same, there can be a slight difference in colour from one mill to the next. This is purely down to yarn dying so if you need an exact match we suggest you order a swatch to double check.

What is a weathered tartan?

Before 1860 fabrics were coloured using animal and vegetable dyes. This produced the softer, more earthy colours typical of the Weathered tartans, reminiscent of bolder colours subjected to wind, rain and sunshine producing beautiful faded tones, olive greens and browns, and very light blues with reds that are more pink than red.