MacAlister Tartan & Clan

The MacAlisters were one of the earliest branches to claim independence from the great Clan Donald. The clan occupied an influential position despite not having many clansmen so they secured their position by creating alliances with other houses.

Clan MacAlister Crest & Motto

Macalister

"Fortiter"

Boldy
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacAlister TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacAlister NAME MEAN?
The name MacAlister means Son of Alasdair. The problem is, there are two candidates for which Alasdair it was and both left behind many male heirs. The person most often described as progenitor to the clan is Alasdair Mor but we can't be sure.

WHERE DOES THE MacAlister CLAN HAIL FROM?
Clan MacAlister's district is Kintyre in the Scottish Highlands

Clan MacAlister's historic seat is Kennox House