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The formal commercial productions of the ancient and traditional Watson tartan fabric was initiated ,designed and manufactured in 1950 exclusively for the use of the Clan Watson Society but the instant acceptance and popularity of this fine fabric turun it into a merchandise item the same year. The preliminary designs appears to be based on the Gordon and Hunting MacRae, however, over the years it has adopted various changes. Watson is a patronymic surname of English and Scottish origin. Meaning "son of Walter", the popular Old English given names "Wat" or "Watt" were diminutive forms of the name Walter. Watson is 46th-most common surname in England and nineteenth most common in Scotland. Those with either a Sept name or a Clan name may wear or display the Crest Badge and Tartan of the Clan. Watson is a Sept of both the Clan Buchanan and the Clan Forbes, but is most commonly associated with Clan Buchanan. The name Watson, which means "son of Walter" was first recorded in Edinburgh in 1392. Watson means literally ‘son of Walter’, a personal name taken from the Old German word ‘walter’ meaning mighty warrior. We offer a wide range of the Watson products that also includes ancient Watson tartan scarves, ties, cummerbunds, cufflinks, bow ties, braces, sashes, skirts, shawls, golf caps, tams, handbags, ribbon, waistcoats, kilts and many more.The most sought after Watson tartan colours are light blue, light green, black, orange and yellow.