Douglas-Hamilton is the family surname o the Dukes o Hamilton an Earls o Selkirk. The name oreeginates frae the marriage o Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess o Hamilton tae William Douglas, 1st Earl o Selkirk in 1656. Anne wis Duchess in her awn richt an heid o the "Hoose o Hamilton". William wis a yunger son o the Marquess o Douglas.
These titles are:
The Airms o the Heid o the Hoose are:
- Quarterly; 1st an 4t grandquarters, coonterquartered (i) an (iv) Gules, three cinquefoils Ermine (for Hamilton), (ii) an (iii) Argent, a lymphad Sable, sails furled proper, flagged-Gules (for The Isles (Arran)); 2nt an 3rd grandquarters, Argent, a man's hert Gules ensigned wi an imperial croun proper, on a chief Azure three stars o the First (for Douglas).