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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Scottish
Other Forms FormsMuncrephe, Moncref, Moncrefe, Moncreiff, Moncreif

Meaning & History

Clan Moncreiffe is a Scottish clan. The name is derived from the Scottish Gaelic Monadh croibhe which means "Hill of the sacred bough". The plant badge of Clan Moncreiffe is the oak, this presumably comes from the sacred tree.
The Hon. Peregrine David Euan Malcolm Moncreiffe of that Ilk (b. 16 February 1951) is the current Chief of Clan Moncreiffe and baron of Easter Moncreiffe.
Added 6/9/2018 by Izzy84
Edited 6/9/2018 by Izzy84