Clan MacBrayne

Basic Info.

MacBrayne Clan Crest

MacBrayne Clan Crest


Gaelic Name: Mac a’ Bhriuthainn, ‘son of the judge’
Crest: A dexter arm, armored, emerging from a crown holding a drawn sword
Motto: Fortis Ceu Leo Fidus (Brave as a faithful lion)
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan


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MacBrayne Tartan

MacDonald Modern

MacDonald Modern

MacDonald Clan tartan (There is no registered tartan for this clan)

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Clan History

A Caledonian MacBrayne ferry

A Caledonian MacBrayne ferry

MacBrayne History

The name MacBrayne comes from the Gaelic Mac a’ Bhriuthainn, which means ‘son of the judge’.

Recorded MacBraynes include a Eugenius MacBrehin who was a student at St. Andrews in 1525. There is also an Anna MacBreynr in Gortenagor in 1672. Archibald Mcbrain and Duncan Mcbrain were both noted rebels in Argyllshire in 1685.

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Clan Lands

MacBrayne Lands


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