Johannes filius Gilbert filius Dovenaldi MacKane was the first record of the name MacIan, as a result of receiving a charter of lands from Robert I.
Clan MacIan Crest & Motto
"In hope I byde"
WHAT DOES THE MacIan NAME MEAN?
from the given name Ian or John
WHERE DOES THE MacIan CLAN HAIL FROM?
the Hebrides islands
The MacIan's of Ardnamurchan are a sept of Clan MacDonald.