Clan Heron is a Scottish clan with origins in the Scottish Borders. The Herons were known for their association with the lands of Heriot and the barony of Heron in East Lothian. The family played a significant role in the region’s history, particularly during the turbulent times of the Border Reivers. Notable figures from Clan Heron include individuals who have made contributions in various fields. One notable figure is Sir William Heron, who served as a trusted advisor to King James V of Scotland.