MacQueen

MacQueen Tartan & Clan

From the gaelic “Mac Shuibhe” or “son of Sweyn”, the MacSween clan claim kinship with the Irish high kings, of the same descent as the great clan Donald. A number of MacQueens are said to have provided an escort at the marriage between the daughter of the clan Ranald and the chief of clan MacKintosh. After this union took place, many of them did not return to their homelands but chose to settle around the Findhorn valley.

Clan MacQueen Crest & Motto

Macqueen

"Constant and Faithful"

OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE MacQueen TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE MacQueen NAME MEAN?
From the gaelic “Mac Shuibhe” or “son of Sweyn”

WHERE DOES THE MacQueen CLAN HAIL FROM?
Originally the Isle of Skye but later Findhorn

The smartest man in Skye was a nickname given to Reverend of Snizort Donald MacQueen. When Samuel Johnson and James Boswell travelled to the Western Isles they met and travelled with MacQueen, commenting very favourably on his character