We believe that we descend from one common ancestor; a Mautalent of Les Moitiers d’Allonne, in the Cotentin Peninsula of Normandy. Various spellings were used, based mainly on Mautalent until from around 1345 the use of Maitland became more frequent. 

  • William Mautalent of Thirlestane
  • Robert Mautalent 
  • The Aberdeenshire Maitlands
  • John Mautallent of Thirlestane and Lethington
  • Sir Robert Mauteland, Knight of Thirlestane
  • William Matelande de Thirlestane and of Ledington
  • William Maitland of Lethington
  • Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington
  • The Maitland Folio Manuscript

  • William Maitland of Lethington, Secretary Maitland
  • John Maitland, 1st Baron Thirlestane, Chancellor Maitland
  • John Maitland, Second Baron Thirlestane, First Viscount Maitland and First Earl of Lauderdale

John, Maitland Duke of Lauderdale 1616 - 1682
  • John, Maitland Duke of Lauderdale
  • Charles Maitland of Haltoun, 3rd Earl
  • Richard Maitland 4th Earl
  • John, 5th Earl of Lauderdale
  • Charles, 6th Earl of Lauderdale
  • James, 7th Earl of Lauderdale
  • James, 8th Earl of Lauderdale

  • John Maitland in the 1745 Jacobite rebellion ca 1719 – ca 1795
  • Colonel The Honourable Richard Maitland, 1724 -1772
  • Colonel The Honourable John Maitland, after 1734 -1779
  • Admiral Frederick Lewis Maitland of Lindores 1777 - 1839
  • Sir Thomas Maitland 1760 -1824
  • Sir Peregrine Maitland 1777 - 1854

  • James Maitland, 9th Earl 1784 - 1860
  • Anthony, Maitland 10th Earl of Lauderdale. 1785 - 1863
  • Thomas Maitland 11th Earl of Lauderdale 1803 - 1878
  • Charles Barclay-Maitland, 12th Earl of Lauderdale. 1822 -1884
  • Frederick Henry Maitland 13th Earl of Lauderdale, 1840 - 1924
  • Professor Frederick William Maitland 1850 — 1906
  • Agnes Catherine Maitland, 1850 - 1906
  • Paul Maitland 1883 - 1909

  • Frederick Colin 14th Earl of Lauderdale. 1868 -1931
  • Ian Colin, 15th Earl of Lauderdale 1891 - 1953
  • Ivor Colin James, Viscount Maitland 1915 - 1943
  • The Rev. Alfred Sydney 16th Earl of Lauderdale 1904 - 1968
  • Patrick Francis, 17th Earl of Lauderdale 1911 - 2008
  • Ian 18th Earl of Lauderdale 1937 -
  • Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland Bt. 1876 - 1935
  • Air Commodore Edward Eric Maitland CMG 1880 - 1921
  • Field Marshal Sir Henry Maitland-Wilson, 1st Baron Wilson 1881 -1964
  • Diana Rowden, 1915 - 1944
  • Sir Donald Maitland, K.C.M.G, 1922 - 2010
  • Sara Maitland 1950 -
  • Lady Olga Maitland, 1944 -
  • Captain The Hon Gerald Maitland Carew DL