Clan Gayre is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Angus. The Gayres held lands in the area, including Gayre of Gayre and Nigg. The family’s history can be traced back to the 14th century. One notable figure from Clan Gayre is Sir Robert Gayre, a Scottish politician and advocate for land reform. He played an active role in addressing social issues and advocating for the rights of tenants.