The Clan Moncreiffe is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Perthshire and the Central Highlands. The clan takes its name from the place name Moncreiffe, meaning “hill of the border” in Gaelic. The Moncreiffes were known for their historical connection to the Moncreiffe Hill and their involvement in politics and law. A notable figure of the clan is Sir Iain Moncreiffe of that Ilk, who lived during the 20th century. Sir Iain Moncreiffe was a prominent Scottish herald and genealogist. He served as the Albany Herald and was an expert in Scottish heraldry and clan history. Sir Iain Moncreiffe’s knowledge and expertise in heraldry and genealogy have made him a respected authority on Scottish clans and their lineage.