Along with heraldry, another tradition has come to be coupled with genealogy for many, particularly those of Scottish and Irish ancestry. This other tradition is that of “clan tartans” and kilts. As with heraldry, clan tartans and kilts have become symbols that represent the heritage of families. The following will discuss this tradition, with particular attention being given to its existence in Ireland and for Kernans.
The Tartan & Kilt Tradition
Irish Tartans & Kilts
The Kernan Tartan
Published 12/31/2017. Last Updated 06/10/2019.