The Clan Monteith is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Stirlingshire and the Central Highlands. The clan takes its name from the place name Monteith, derived from the Gaelic “Monadh Teith,” meaning “hill of Teith.” The Monteiths were known for their connections to the land and their role as landowners. A notable figure of the clan is Sir William Monteith, who lived during the 18th century. Sir William Monteith was a Scottish politician and entrepreneur. He played a significant role in the development of the textile industry in Scotland, particularly in the establishment of cotton mills. Sir William Monteith’s contributions to the industrial development of Scotland have made him a notable figure in Clan Monteith’s history.