The Dennistoun clan, also known as Clan Dennistoun, does not have a widely recognized status as a Scottish clan. The surname Dennistoun is more commonly associated with a specific family rather than a distinct clan with its own history and traditions.
The Dennistoun family originated from the lands of Dennistoun in Lanarkshire, Scotland. They were a notable family in the area, involved in local affairs and often holding positions of influence.
While the Dennistoun family may not have a well-documented history as a clan, there have been notable individuals associated with the surname. One notable figure is James Dennistoun, a Scottish antiquarian and historian who gained recognition for his historical research and publications. He focused on Scottish history, particularly the reigns of Mary, Queen of Scots, and James VI.