MacLeod Tartan & Clan

The Clan MacLeod is made up of two branches, the MacLeod of Harris and Skye (Siol Thormoid) and the MacLeods of Lewis (Sio Thorcuil). Where the MacLeod of Harris tartans are more subtle blue and green with red and yellow stripes, the MacLeod of Lewis is bold yellow and black with a red stripe.

Clan MacLeod Crest & Motto

Macleod

"Hold Fast"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacLeod TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacLeod NAME MEAN?
The name macleod comes from Mac which means "son of" and also Leod. Leod is an old Gaelic name that some believe to be derived from the old norse name Ljotr which itself meant ugly.

WHERE DOES THE MacLeod CLAN HAIL FROM?
Clan MacLeod's lands are on the Isle of Skye

Throughout the centuries MacLeods have been known for their devotion to their chief, the tenacity with which they have maintained the ancient Dunvegan castle, their appreciation of music and Gaelic lore, their outstanding record in the professions, and their loyalty to one another.