Origins = Scottish
Brief Family History
Spelling variations of this family name include: Glass, Glas, MacGilleglas, Glasse and others.
First found in Bute where they were seated from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Duncan Glass who settled in Virginia in 1651 with his wife Mary; William Glass settled in New England in 1709 with his wife, two sons and two daughters.
Motto Translated: I struggle, but am not overwhelmed.
Coat of Arms: Silver with a fleur de lis between three red stars.