Clan Hog or Hogg is a Scottish clan associated with the Scottish Borders. The Hogs were traditionally farmers and shepherds, and their name is derived from the Old English word “hogg,” meaning a young sheep. The family has a long history in the region and has contributed to the local agricultural community. Notable figures from Clan Hog or Hogg include individuals who have excelled in various fields. One notable figure is James Hogg, also known as the “Ettrick Shepherd,” who was a renowned Scottish poet and novelist of the 19th century.