Clan Dunlop is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Ayrshire. One notable figure from Clan Dunlop is John Dunlop, an 18th-century inventor and physician. He is credited with the invention of the pneumatic tire, a significant development in the field of transportation. John Dunlop’s invention revolutionized the cycling and automotive industries, leading to advancements in comfort, speed, and efficiency. The Dunlops had connections to the lands of Dunlop in Ayrshire and were influential in their local community.