The progenitor of the Clan was an ancient Scottish warlord named Gillean of the Battleaxe who fought in the Scottish-Norwegian War, helping the Scots to victory.
Clan MacLean Crest & Motto
"Virtue Mine Honour"
MacLean Hunting Ancient
MacLean Hunting Modern
MacLean of Duart Ancient
MacLean of Duart Modern
MacLean of Duart Weathered
MacLaine of Lochbuie Modern
MacLaine of Lochbuie Ancient
MacLaine Lochbuie Hunting Ancient
MacLaine Lochbuie Hunting Modern
WHAT DOES THE MacLean NAME MEAN?
The clan surname is an Anglicisation of the Scottish Gaelic MacGilleEathain meaning servant of Saint John
WHERE DOES THE MacLean CLAN HAIL FROM?
Argyll and the Inner Hebrides
Clan MacLean's seat is Duart Castle