MacMillan Tartan & Clan

The Clan MacMillan has its roots in an ancient royal house and from the orders of the Celtic church. The progenitor of the clan was Gillie Chriosd, one of the sons of the Cormac, the Bishop of Dunkeld.

Clan MacMillan Crest & Motto

Macmillan

"Miseris Succurrere Disco"

I learn to give succour to the unfortunate
OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacMillan TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacMillan NAME MEAN?
The name MacMillan thus literally means, "son of the tonsure"

WHERE DOES THE MacMillan CLAN HAIL FROM?
Inner Hebrides (Tiree, Iona, Mull, Ulva and Colonsay)

There are over 200 spellings of MacMillan and numerous septs including Bell, Blue, Baxter and Millan. The MacMillans are one of a number of clans - including the MacKinnons, the MacQuarries, and the MacPhees - descended from Airbertach, a Hebridean prince of the old royal house of Moray who according to one account was the great-grandson of King Macbeth.