Clan Straiton, originating from the Scottish Lowlands, has an ancestral connection to the lands of Straiton in Ayrshire. The Straitons were notable landowners and contributed to local governance.
One notable member of Clan Straiton is John Straiton, a respected judge who lived during the 16th century. John Straiton served as a senator in the College of Justice, Scotland’s highest court. His legal acumen and impartiality earned him a reputation for fairness and justice.