Clan Ramsay is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Midlothian. The Ramsays were landowners and held positions of influence and authority.
One notable figure from Clan Ramsay is Sir William Ramsay. He was a Scottish chemist who lived during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Sir William Ramsay discovered several elements, including helium, neon, argon, krypton, and xenon. His groundbreaking work in the field of chemistry earned him the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904.