Clan Donald Septs

The following names are considered septs of Clan Donald (MacDonald):

A
Abrach Only those from Lochaber; GlenCoe. From the Gaelic: ‘Belonging to Lochaber.’
Addison Only those from Islay.
Alcock Only those from West Highlands & Islands and MUST been originally MacAllan.
Alexander Only those of Scots ancestry. fr Gae: Alasdair. First adopted by the Menstric line of MacAlasdair. A few of this line are of Glengarry.
Allan Only from West Highlands & Islands and MUST been originally MacAllan.
Allanson/Allison Only from West Highlands & Islands.
Ambrose Only those from Islay & Kintyre.
Anderson Only those from Islay.
Arnot Only those from Islay & Kintyre.

 

B
Balloch Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
Baxter Only those from Islay & Kintyre and must originally have been MacBaxter.
Beaton Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
Bethune Only those from Skye.
Bisset Only those from Antrim or the West Highlands & Islands.
Blue Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Arran.
Bowie Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Jura.
Boyd Only those from North Uist.
Boyle Only those from Antrim, Skye or Lochaber.
Bradley Only those from Islay & Kintyre and must originally been O’Brolachain.
Brady Only those from Islay & Kintyre and must originally been O’Brolachain.
Brodie Only those from Islay & Kintyre and must originally been O’Brolachain.
Brown Only those from Islay & Kintyre and must originally been MacBrehon.
Budge Only those from Skye or Caithness. Clan Donald Budges derive from MacDonalds from Skye who fled to Caithness and changed their names.
Buie (see Bowie)
Bulloch Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
Burke Only those from Antrim, Skye or Lochaber. Clan Donald Burkes are from the Irish-Norman de Burca. Originally from Antrim to Clan Donald South, then to Skye, Clan Donald North and Keppoch; others to Uist, Benbecula, Clanranald.

 

C
Cain Only those from WH & I, Ardnamurchan or Lochaber and must have originally been a MACCAIN.
Calbraith only from Islay, Kintyre or Gigha & must originally been Galbraith.
Callan Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACALLAN.
Cambridge only from Islay & Kintyre and MUST been originally MacCambridge.
CANOCHSON Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim. Clan Donald Canochsons derive from: Gaelic Cathonoch “Son of Cathanach”. Clan Donald SOUTH.
Carmichael only from West Highlands & Islands and MUST been originally MacIllimhicall.
Carroon only from West Highlands & Islands, Kintyre or Antrim. Clan Donald Carroons derive from Loch Carron in Lochalsh. Adopted by a GLENGARRY family.
Chambers only from Islay & Kintyre and MUST been originally MacCambridge.
Clark Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
Clerk [see Clark]
Cochran Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
Colson Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
Cone Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
Conlay Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MacLae.
Conn Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim. Clan Donald Conns derive from: Traditional name of Clan Donald – Siol Cuinn – “The Seed of Conn” of the 100 Battles. Found in Islay, Kintyre, Antrim, Clan Donald SOUTH.
Connell Must have originally been a MACCONNELL. O’Connell is NOT related.
Connely Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACDONLEAVY.
Cook Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Arran and must have originally been a MACCOOK.
Coppock Only those from Lochaber.
Cowan Only those from Glengarry, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACCOWAN.
Cromb Only those from Islay and must have originally been a MACCRUM.
Crum Only those from Islay and must have originally been a MACCRUM.
Cunningham Only those from Glengarry, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACCOWAN.
Currie /Curry Most of this name were originally MACMHUIRICHS and a few were MACGORRIES.

 

D
Daniel Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim and must have originally been a MACDANIEL.
Darroch Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Jura.
Dennison Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
Donald Only those who were originally MacDonald.
Donaldson Only those who were originally MacDonald.
Donnell Only those who were originally MacDonnell. O’Donnell is not related.
Drain Only those from Kintyre.
Dunsleve Only those from Islay or Kintyre.

 

E
Ellison Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACALLAN.

 

F
Fletcher Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MacLeister.
Forrestor Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald Forresters derive from: Office of “Forest Keeper” for Clan on Islay & Kintyre. Clan Donald SOUTH.
Foster Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a Forrester.

 

G
Galbraith Only those from Islay, Kintyre, Colonsay or Gigha.
Galt Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald Galts derive from: Old Gaelic meaning “Stranger”. Found on Islay Clan Donald SOUTH.
Gilbride Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim and must have originally been a MACILBRIDE.
Gill Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACGILL or a MACGILLIS.
Gililan Only those from West Highlands & Islands, particularly Morar or Moidart and must have originally been a MACLELLAN.
Gillis From West Highlands & Islands, particularly Morar.
Glashan Only those from Islay, Kintyre or N. Uist and must have originally been a MACGLASHAN.
Glass Only those from Islay, Kintyre or N. Uist and must have originally been a MACGLASHAN.
Godfrey Only those from S. Uist, Benbecula or N. Uist and must have originally been a MACGORRIE.
Gowan Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACGOWAN.
Gray Only those from Islay, Kintyre or N. Uist and must have originally been a MACGLASHAN.
Greenfield Only those from Glengarry or Caithness. Clan Donald Greenfields derive from: A farm in Glengarry whose MacDonells, upon migrating to Caithness, took the name of their Greenfield homelands.

 

H
Hattan Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACHATTON.
Hawthorn Only those from Kintyre.
Henderson Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe.
Hendry Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe.
Henry Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe.
Herron Only those from Kintyre, Arron or Bute and must have originally been a MACILHERAN.
Hewison Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHEWISON/MACUISDEAN.
Houston Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHOUSTON/MACUISDEAN.
Howe Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHOWISON/MACUISDEAN.
Howie Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHOWISON/MACUISDEAN.
Howison Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHOWISON/MACUISDEAN.
Huchon Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUTCHEN/MACUISDEAN.
Huchonson Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUTCHEN/MACUISDEAN.
Hudson Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUDSON/MACUISDEAN.
Hughson Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUGHSON/MACUISDEAN.
Huie Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUIESON/MACUISDEAN.
Huston Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUSTON/MACUISDEAN.
Hutchin Only those from Skye and must have originally been a HUTCHIN/MACUISDEAN.
Hutchinson Only those from Skye and must have originally been a HUTCHIN/MACUISDEAN.
Hutchison Only those from Skye and must have originally been a MACHUTCHIN/MACUISDEAN.

 

I
Isaacson Only those from Moidart, N. or S. Uist, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACISAAC.
Isles Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.

 

J
Jeffrey Only those from S. Uist, Benbecula or N. Uist and must have originally been a MACGORRIE.
Johnson Only those from West Highlands & Islands, particularly Ardnamurchan or Lochaber/Glencoe.

 

K
Kane Only those from Antrim or Kintyre and must have originally been an O’CAHAN.
Kean/Kain Only those from Ardnamurchan or Lochaber/Glencoe and must have originally been a MACKEAN.
Keegan Only those from N. Uist and must have originally been a MACKIEGAN.
Kelly Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACKELLY/MACKELLOCH.
Kendrick Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe and must have originally been a MACKENDRICK.
Kennedy Only those from Glengarry or Lochaber.
Kerigan Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACKERIGAN.
Kessock Only those from Moidart, N. or S. Uist, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACKESSOCK.
Killough Only those from Lochaber or Kintyre.
Kinnel Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACKINNELL.

 

L
Lang Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been an O’LOYNACHAN.
Leach Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
Livingston Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Islay or Kintyre.
Lynn Only those from S. Uist or Benbecula. Clan Donald Lynns derive from: Gaelic O’Fhloinn or O’Loinn – “Descendant of Flynn”. Several of this name, along with some Burkes, to Uist & Benbecula – CLANRANALD, in the train of Fionnsgoth Burke, bride of Ranald Mor, 1st of Benbecula.

 

MacA
MacAichan A form of MacEachan
MacAlasdair Senior Branch of Clan Donald, derived from: Gaelic MACALASDAIR – “Son of Alexander”. From Alasdair Mor, 2nd son of Donald, grandson of Somerled. Original lands in Kintyre.
MacAlexander
MacAllan Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
MacAllister
MacAlonie Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacAlonies derive from: Gaelic MacGille OnFhaidh “son of the servant of the storm”. Islay – SOUTH.
MacAmbrose From Islay or Kintyre.
MacArthur Only those from Islay or Skye. Armours to Clan Donald SOUTH on Islay, and pipers to Clan Donald NORTH on Skye.

 

MacB
MacBaxter Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacBaxters derive from: Gaelic MacFuineadair “son of the baker”. Islay & Kintyre. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacBeth From West Highlands & Islands. From Antrim in train of Agnes O’Cahan, bride of Angus Og. Became doctors to the Lords of the Isles. Throughout the West Highland & Islands, can be of Clan Donald NORTH or SOUTH. Many Beatons from KEPPOCH.
MacBodach From N. Uist, and derive from: Gaelic Mac a’Bhodaich – “son of the Bute lad”. From John, son of Donald of Kingsburgh, who was known as Iain Bodach from being fostered on Bute. Found on North Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacBrayne Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacBrehon Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacBrehons derive from: Gaelic Mac a’Bhriuthainn – “son of the judge”. From office of judge-brehon under the Lords of the Isles. Found on Islay & Kintyre. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacBreif Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacBretine From Islay or Kintyre and derive from: Gaelic Mac a’Bhreatnaich – “son of the Briton” or “Welshman”. Celtic incomers to Islay, Kintyre, Colonsay, Gigha – Clan Donald SOUTH. Galbraith derivation is Gall – “stranger” plus Bhreatnaich – “Briton”.
MacBride From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacBrion Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacBrolachan From Islay or Kintyre.
MacBryde From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacBurie A form of MacMhuirich.

 

MacC
MacCaffer From Islay and derive from: Gaelic MacCathbharra – “son of the helmet”. armour-bearers to the Lords of the Isles. Found on Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCaig Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacCaigs derive from: Gaelic MacThaoig – “son of the poet” or “philosopher.” Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCain A form of MACIAN.
MacCairlie From Islay. A form of MacCarlich.
MacCaldret From Islay and derive from: Gaelic __________________. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCaleb From Islay and derive from: Gaelic __________________. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCall Same as MacColl, though a few may be MacGills.
MacCallan A form of MacAllan.
MacCallister A form of MacAlasdair.
MacCalman Only those from Kintyre. Clan Donald MacCalmans derive from: Gaelic MacCalma’in – “son of Calman”. From Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCambridge From Islay or Kintyre and derive from: Gaelic MacAmbro’is – “son of Ambrose”. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCannel A variant of MacConnell dating from the 17th century, now rare. From Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Kintyre. Clan Donald South — Clainn Iain Mhor.
MacCarlich From Islay and derive from: Gaelic MacThearlaich – “son of Charles”. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCarrol A form of MacKerral.
MacCarron A form of Carroon if from Lochalsh, or of MacIlheran if from Kintyre, Arran or Bute.
MacCarter A form of MacArthur.
MacCash Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacCashes derive from: Gaelic MacTa’mhais – “son of Thomas”. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCathail From Kintyre, derived from: Gaelic MacCathail – “son of Cathal”. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCavor From Islay or Kintyre, derived from: Gaelic __________________. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCellach From West Highlands & Islands, derived from: Gaelic MacCellaigh – “son of the warlike one”. The original Ceallach is by tradition related to the 4th cen. Colla Uais from whom the old name of Clan Donald – Clan Cholla. From Scottish Dalraida – Southern Hebrides. They allied themselves not only with Clan Donald SOUTH & CLANRANALD, but spread to Skye – NORTH, and KEPPOCH.
MacChanney From Islay or Kintyre, derived from: Gaelic Maca’Chananaigh – son of the cannon”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCleary Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacCleireach Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacCleireachs derive from: Gaelic Maca’chlerich – “son of the clerk”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacClellan Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
MacCluskey Only those from Antrim, Islay or Kintyre.
MacCochran A form of MacEachern.
MacCodrum From N. Uist, derived from: Gaelic MacCodrum – “son of the good/god serpent”. Clan Donald NORTH.
MacCohenane From Islay or Kintyre, derived from: Gaelic _______________, – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacColl Of original Clan Donald blood. Clan Donald MacColls derive from: Gaelic MacColla – “son of Coll”. Original Clan Donald by blood and alliance. From early Clan Donald name – Clan Cholla. In US most now are MacCalls. Throughout West Highlands & Islands, Clan Donald NORTH or SOUTH.
MacConacher Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacConachers derive from: Gaelic ____________________. – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacConlea Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacConn From Islay, Kintyre or Antrim.
MacConnell Same as MacDonald/MacDonnell. Very common form among Islay-Kintyre refugees to Ayrshire & Galloway and then to the Ulster Scot Plantations.
MacCook From Islay, Kintyre or Arran. MacCooks derive from: Gaelic MacDhabhuc – “son of David”. – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCorie Only those from Antrim, Islay or Kintyre.
MacCormick Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald MacCormacks derive from: Gaelic MacCormaig – “son of Cormac”. Missionaries from Ireland to S. Uist – early 18th cen. – CLANRANALD. Spread to N. Uist – NORTH and Southern Hebrides – SOUTH.
MacCorran From Islay or Colonsay. They derive from: Gaelic MacGille Odhrain – “son of the servant of St. Odhran”. – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCosham From Islay or Skye. Also associated with the MacIntyres. MacCosham derives from: Gaelic MacCo’iseam – “son of Ossian”.
MacCotter From Skye. They derive from: Gaelic MacOtir – “son of Ottar”. – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacCowan Only those from Glengarry, Islay or Kintyre.
MacCoy Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MacKay of Islay.
MacCrain From Islay or Jura. They derive from: Gaelic MacCrain – “son of the boar”. – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCrindle From Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre.
MacCrory Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacCrum From Islay.
MacCuaig Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacCuaigs derive from: Gaelic MacCuaich – “son of the drinking cup”. Hereditary cupbearers to the Lords of the Isles. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCuish Only those from N. Uist or Skye. Clan Donald MacCuishes derive from: Gaelic MacDubhsidh – “son of the black one of peace”. Originally MacDuffies who came to N. Uist & Skye – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacCuithein From Skye, Benbecula or S. Uist. They derive: From Clann ic Cuithein on Skye. MacQueens of Benbecula & S. Uist – CLANRANALD, are originally Skye MacCuitheins – Clan Donald NORTH, and not Skye MacQueens. MacKeithan is the usual American spelling.
MacCulloch Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacCumbray From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic MacCuimrid – “son of Montgomery”. – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacCurry Most are originally MacMhuirichs, while a few are MacGirroes.
MacCutchen From Skye
MacCuthan From Skye. They derive from: Clann ‘ic Cuthain on Skye – Clan Donald NORTH. Not same as MacCuithein.

 

MacD
MacDaniel Another form of MacDonald, mainly found in the American South, where the two names were almost completely interchangable.
MacDonald Derived from: Gaelic MacDomhnuill – “son of Donald (world ruler)”. Angus Mor MacDonald, son of Donald MacRanald MacSomerled, was first of the name. Originally the title of the Lords of the Isles, in the 16th cen. it started being used as a last name by those who could claim to be a “son of Donald”. The MacDonnell & MacConnell spellings are mostly found in Clan Donald SOUTH, while MacDonell is mainly GLENGARRY, but more anciently KEPPOCH. The MacDaniel derivations are not territorial but are simply due to “free” spelling by clerks, census takers, ships captains, etc., particularly in the American South. There is absolutely no difference in Mac, Mc or even M’, and any of these spellings, even with a big D or a little d, may be found today in any of our main branches.
MacDonell Form used by Glengarry & Keppoch branches.
MacDonleavy Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacDonnell Form used by Clan Donald South.
MacDougall Only one family – found in N. Uist. All others are of Clan MacDougall. Clan Donald MacDougalls derive from: Gaelic MacDhughaill – “son of Dougal”. From Siol Dhubghaill on N. Uist, descended from Dugald, son of Reginald, 1st of Clanranald. Originally CLANRANALD, later Clan Donald NORTH.

 

MacE
MacEachan From West Highlands & Islands, mostly Clanranald, though a few from Islay & Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic MacEachann – “son of Hector”. Traditionally from Hector, 2nd son of Ruaril, 3rd of Clanranald. Some may have originally been MacLeans – from one of their Hectors – but became Clan Donald adherants. Some of this name on Islay and Kintyre are really MacEacherns. CLANRANALD except those from Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacEachern MacEachern – From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic MacEach – thighearna – ” son of the Horse Lord”. Hereditary masters of Horse and Armourers to the Lords of the Isles. Cochran is “Englished Version”. Very numerous on Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacEanruig From Lochaber/Glencoe. They derive from: Gaelic MacEanruig – “son of Henry”. From Dugald MacEanruig, chieftain of GLENCOE, whose daughter married Angus Og’s son, Iain Fraoch who became 1st of Glencoe.
MacElfrish From N. Uist. They derive from: Gaelic MacGille Bhris – “son of the servant of St. Bricius”. From N. Uist, Clan Donald NORTH.
MacElheran Only those from Kintyre, Arran or Bute.
MacEntire A form of MacIntyre.
MacEoghain From Antrim. In Antrim this was more commonly MacEoin, “Englished” to Bissett. Iain Mor, 2nd son of John, Lord of the Isles, married the heiress to the Glens of Antrim and this Ulster territory became part of Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacEvinney Only those from Antrim, Islay or Kintyre.

 

MacG
MacGachen form of MacEachan.
MacGeachie A form of MacEachan.
MacGee Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MACKAY of Islay.
MacGilbride From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacGill Of original Clan Donald blood, from Islay or Jura. They derive from: Gaelic Mac an ghoill – “son of the lowlander” or “stranger”. Some MacColls may derive from this name. Originally from Islay & Jura – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacGillanders From Islay. They derive from: Gaelic MacGille Andrais – “son of the servant of St. Andrew”. “Englished” to Anderson on Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacGillechallum Only those from Islay or N. Uist. Clan Donald MacGillechalums derive from: Gaelic MacGillechaluim – “son of the servant of Calum”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH & N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacGillecongall From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic MacGille Congual – “son of the servant of St. Congall”. From Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacGillelan A form of MacLellan.
MacGillespie Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacGillespies derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille easpuig – “son of the servant of the bishop”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacGillies From West Highlands & Islands. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Iosa – “son of the servant of Jesus”. Very numerous in N. Morar – GLENGARRY & S. Morar – CLANRANALD. Some found on Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacGillifedder From Islay. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Peader – “son of the servant of St. Peter”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacGillivantic From Lochaber/Keppoch. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Mhanntaich – “son of the servant of the stutterer”. Originally from Clanranald land in the outer isles, to Lochaber – KEPPOCH.
MacGilliver From Islay.
MacGillivoir Only those from Islay or N. Uist.
MacGilp A form of MacKillop.
MacGinnis Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACINNES.
MacGlashan Only those from Islay, Kintyre or N. Uist.
MacGlasrich Only those from N. Uist or Islay.
MacGorrie Only those from S. Uist, Benbecula or N. Uist. Clan Donald MacGorries derive from: Gaelic MacGoraidh – “son of Godfrey”. From Godfrey, youngest son of Eain & Amie MacRuairl. N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH, Benbecula & S. Uist – CLANRANALD.
MacGowan Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim. They derive from: Gaelic Mac a ghobhainn – “son of the smith”. West Highlands & Islands. NORTH, CLANRANALD and SOUTH. Only one Smith family in the whole world is of Clan Donald – from S. Uist.
MacGugan Only those from Kintyre. Clan Donald MacGugans derive from: Gaelic MacEochagain – “son of Ewan”. From Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.

 

MacH
MacHatton Only those from Kintyre. MacHattons not of Clan Donald may be of Clan Chatton.
MacHendrie Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe.
MacHenry Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe.
MacHouston Only those from Skye.
MacHugh Only those from Skye or from Antrim and who must have originally been MacKays of Islay
MacHutchen Only those from Skye

 

MacI
MacIan Only those from West Highlands & Islands, Ardnamurchan or Lochaber/Glencoe, and Ulster, in particular County Antrim. They derive from: Gaelic “son of John.” From Iain Sprangach (younger son of Angus Mor) who was 1st of ARDNAMURCHAN, and, Iain Fraoch (younger son of Angus Og) who was first of GLENCOE, and from O’Cahan.
MacIlaheiney From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille sheathanaich – “son of the servant of St. John”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlbra From Islay or N. Uist. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gillebhrath – “son of the servant of judgement”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH, & N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacIlbride From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Brighde – “son of the servant of St. Bride”. Could also derive from Gillebride, Father of Somerled. West Highlands, Islands & Antrim. Clan Donald NORTH & SOUTH.
MacIlchomhghain From Glengarry, Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Chomghain – “son of the servant of St. Comgan”. He was the special patron of GLENGARRY where is found some of this name. Also found on Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIchrum From Islay. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille chruim – “son of the servant of the bent one”. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIldonie Only those from Kintyre. Clan Donald MacIldonies derive from: Gaelic Mac Mhaoildomnhaigh – “son of the Lord’s Day servant”. Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIldowie Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacIldowies derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille dhuibh – “son of the servant of the black lad”. From Islay Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlfersane From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille pears – caglais – “son of the servant of the parson”. From Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlhatton Only those from Kintyre. Clan Donald MacIlhattons derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Chatain – “son of the servant of St. Catan”. From Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlheron Only those from Kintyre, Arran or Bute. Clan Donald MacIlherons derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Chiarain – “son of the servant of St. Ciaran”. From Kintyre, Bute & Arran – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIllemartine Only those from Skye or N. Uist, Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacIllemartines derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Martainn – “son of the servant of St. Martin”. Clan Donald Martins mostly from Skye – Clan Donald NORTH. A few found on Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIllergan From Islay. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Fhearga’in – “son of the servant of St. Fergna”. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIllibuie From Jura, Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille bhuidhe – “son of the servant of the yellow-haired lad.” Originally from Jura, to Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIllighlais From Islay, Kintyre or N. Uist. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille ghlais – “son of the servant of the gray lad”. From Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH, and, N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacIllguirine From Islay, Kintyre, Colonsay, Gigha or Arran. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille ghuirm – “son of the servant of the blue lad”. Colonsay, Gigha, Arran, Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIllimhicall From West Highlands & Islands. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Mhicheil – “son of the servant of St. Michael”. From Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH, and CLANRANALD lands.
MacIlmaluag From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Mo-Luoc – “son of the servant of St. Lugald”. From Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlneive From Islay. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille nan Naomh – “son of the servant of the saint”. From Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlraith Only those from Islay, Kintyre, Jura or Skye
MacIlraich Only those from Islay, Kintyre, Jura or Skye. Clan Donald MacIlriachs derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille riabhaich – “son of the servant of the brindled lad”. Very common on Islay, Kintyre & Jura – Clan Donald SOUTH. One family were bards on Skye – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacIlvenna Only those from Antrim or Kintyre.
MacIlvie From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Shealbhaigh – “son of Selback”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIlvoir Only those from Islay or N. Uist.
MacIlvrenenich From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Bhriananich – “son of the servant of St. Brennan”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacInlay Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacIndayn From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Deadhan – “son of the Dean”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH. N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacIndeor Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacIndeors derive from: Gaelic Mac Indeoir – “son of the Dewar. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacInleich Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacInleister From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac an leisdeir – “son of the arrow-maker”. Islay & Kintyre-Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacInnes Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald MacInnes derive from: Gaelic Mac Aonghius – “son of Angus”. West Highlands & Islands. CLANRANALD, GLENGARRY, SOUTH or NORTH.
MacInstocker Only those from Kintyre. Clan Donald MacInstockers derive from: Gaelic Mac an stocair – “son of the trumpeter”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIntaylour Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacIntaylours derive from: Gaelic Mac an tailleir – “son of the tailor”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacInturner Only those from Islay. No more than 1 in 4025 Turners originally had a MAC. Clan Donald MacInturners derive from: Gaelic Mac an tuair neir – “son of the turner”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIntyre Of original Clan Donald ancestry. They derive from: Gaelic Mac an t-saoir – “son of the carpenter”. West Highlands & Islands. CLANRANALD, GLENGARRY, SOUTH, or NORTH.
MacIsaac Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald MacIsaacs derive from: Gaelic Mac Iosaig – “son of Isaac”. Originally from Moidart, to S. Uist – CLANRANALD, N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH, and Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacIver Only those from N. Uist, Skye or Islay. Clan Donald MacIvers derive from: Gaelic Mac Iomhair – “son of Ivar”. Originally from Argyll, to Lochaber – KEPPOCH, GLENGARRY, N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH, & Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.

 

MacK
MacKain From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacKay Only those from Islay, Kintyre, Antrim or N. Uist. Clan Donald MacKays derive from: Gaelic Mac Aoidh – “son of Hugh”. From Kintyre, to Islay. Clan Donald SOUTH. Some to N. Uist in 17th cen – Clan Donald NORTH. No relationship at all to the Northern MacKays.
MacKeachan A form of MacEachan.
MacKean From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
MacKechern A form of MacEachern.
MacKechnie A form of MacEachan.
MacKee Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MacKay of Islay.
MacKeithan Only those from Skye, N. Uist, Benbecula or S. Uist.
MacKelloch Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
MacKelly Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
MacKenabry From Rhum. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Iain Abraich – “son of John of Lochaber”. Rhum – CLANRANALD.
MacKendrick Only those from Lochaber/Glencoe.
MacKerracher Only those from Lochaber or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacKerrachers derive from: Gaelic Mac Fhearchair – “son of Farquhar”. Lochaber – KEPPOCH, & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacKerral Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacKerrals derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Cherrel – “son of the servant of St. Ciric or St. Caireall.” From Mulrony MacCarrol, Irish minstrel to Angus Og and then the Lords of the Isles. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacKerras Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacKerras’ derive from: Gaelic Mac Fhearghuis – “son of Fergus”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacKerron Only those from Kintyre, Arran or Bute.
MacKessock Only those from West Highlands & Islands – a form of MACISSAC.
MacKichan A form of MACEACHAN.
MacKeigan From N. Uist. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Aodhagain – “son of Aodh”, (Hugh). N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacKiergan A form of MACKERRAL.
MacKillop From Lochaber, Islay, Kintyre or Arran. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Fhilib – “son of Philip”. Lochaber – KEPPOCH, Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacKinnel A form of MACDONALD.
MacKiver Only those from N. Uist, Islay or Kintyre.

 

MacL
MacLae Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacLaes derive from: Gaelic Mac Dhunnshleibhe – “son of Dunsleve”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLafferty From Islay, Kintyre or Antrim.
MacLairish From N. Uist. They derive from: Gaelic _________________. From N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacLardy From Islay, Kintyre or Antrim.
MacLarty From Islay, Kintyre or Antrim.
MacLaverty From Islay, Kintyre or Antrim. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Fhlaithbheartaich – “son of the dominion bearing”. Heralds and Speakers – Ambassadors – to the Lords of the Isles. Islay & Kintyre, to Antrim. Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLeister Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacLellan Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald MacLellans derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain – “son of the servant of St. Fillan”. Very numerous in N. Morar – GLENGARRY, to S. Morar, Moidart & S. Uist – CLANRANALD. Also found on Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH, and N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacLergan Only those from Islay.
MacLerich From Islay or Kintyre.
MacLinlagan From Islay. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Fhinnlagan – “son of the servant of St. Fionnlagan”. Islay Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLiver Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacLivers derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Ibhair – “son of the servant of St. Ibhar”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLucas Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacLucas’ derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Maluaig – “son of the servant of St. Luke”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLugas Only those from Islay. Clan Donald MacLugas’ derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Maluaig – “son of the servant of St. Luke”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLulich Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim. Clan Donald MacLulichs derive from: Gaelic Mac Lulaich – “son of Lulach”. West Highlands, Islands & Antrim. Clan Donald SOUTH, CLANRANALD, & Clan Donald NORTH. No relationship to those from Eastern Ross.
MacLure Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacLures derive from: Gaelic Mac an leabhair – “devotee of the book”. Islay, Kintyre & Antrim – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacLuskie From Antrim, Islay or Kintyre.

 

MacM
MacManechin From N. Uist or Benbecula. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Manach – “son of the monk”. N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH, Benbecula – Clan Donald NORTH or CLANRANALD.
MacMarcus From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Marcuis – “son of Mark”. Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacMarquis From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Marcuis – “son of Mark”. Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacMath Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacMaths derive from: Gaelic Mac Mhatha – “son of Matthew”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacMay Only those from Islay or Kintyre
MacMhuirich MACMHUIRICH – From West Highlands & Islands or Antrim. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Mhuirich – “son of Murray”. From Muiredach O’Daly, 13th Cen. Irish poet who became bard to the Lords of the Isles. Family came Heriditary Bards to the Lordship and later to Clanranald. Found on Islay, Kintyre, Jura & Antrim – Clan Donald SOUTH, and in all CLANRANALD lands.
MacMichael Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
MacMichan Only those from Lochaber/Keppoch.
MacMichie From Lochaber/Keppoch. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Gille Mhicheil – “son of the servant of St. Michael”. Lochaber KEPPOCH. Separate from the MacMichaels of Islay & Kintyre.
MacMitchell From West Highlands & Islands.
MacMoris Only those from Moidart.
MacMurchie Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim. Clan Donald MacMurchies derive from: Gaelic Mac Mhurchaidh – “son of Murdoch”, meaning “sea warrior” or navigator”. From Ireland to Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH A branch to N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH, known as Siol Mhurchaidh.
MacMurdo Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacMurdoch Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacMurphy Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacMurrich Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.

 

MacN
MacNakaird From Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Nargin – “son of silver”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.

 

MacO
MacOnill A form of MACCONNELL.
MacOshen From Islay or Kintyre.
MacOshenag From Islay or Kintyre.
MacOwen Only those from Antrim.

 

MacP
MacPhail Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald MacPhails derive from: Gaelic Mac Phail – “son of Paul”. Found throughout West Highlands and Islands, including GLENGARRY, GLENCOE, N. Uist & Skye – Clan Donald NORTH, Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacPhilip A form of MACKILLOP.

 

MacQ
MacQueen From Skye, N. Uist, S. Uist, Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: in Islay & Kintyre: (Clan Donald SOUTH), the Gaelic/Irish MacCuinn and MacCuithean; and in Skye & N. Uist: (Clan Donald North/Sleat), the Norse Mac Sve inn. Clan Chattan MacQueens apparently from Moidart (not Skye) with Mora of Moidart when she married Malcolm Mackintosh. In Skye the MacCuitheans call themselves MacDonald.
MacQuilken/an Only those from Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacQuilkans derive from: Gaelic Mac Cuilcein – “son of Wilkie”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacQuillan From Antrim, Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Uighilin or Mac Cailein – “son of Colin”. Were original Lords of the Route in Antrim – taken over by Clan Donald in 16th cen. Antrim, Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacQuilly From Eigg. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Choiligh – “son of the cock”. Eigg – CLANRANALD.
MacQuistan From Skye.

 

MacR
MacRanald From Lochaber/Keppoch, Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Raonuill – “son of Ranald”. Very common given name throughout Clan Donald, giving rise to many variations as last names. Fairly common on Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacRanie A form of MACCRAIN.
MacRankin Only those from Lochaber/Keppoch. Clan Donald MacRankins derive from: Gaelic Mac Fhraing – “son of Francis”. GLENCOE, possibly KEPPOCH.
MacRennie Only those from Lochaber/Keppoch, Islay or Kintyre.
MacReynold From Lochaber/Keppoch. Only one known family of this name.
MacRory [see MacRuairi]
MacRuairi Only those from West Highlands & Islands. Clan Donald MacRorys derive from: Gaelic Mac Ruairidh – “son of Rory”. From Ruaira MacRanald MacSomerled, 1st of Clan Ruiari, whose lands eventually, through an heiress, came to Clanranald. Common name throughout West Highlands, Islands & Antrim. CLANRANALD, Clan Donald SOUTH, Clan Donald NORTH.
MacRury [see MacRuairi].

 

MacS
MacScilling From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Sgillin – “son of Scilling”. Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacShannon Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
MacSheehy From Ulster or Munster. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Sithigh – “son of peace”. A Galloglass family which finally settled in Munster – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacSherry Only those from Skye. Clan Donald MacSherrys derive from: Gaelic Mac Siridh – “son of Sigurd”. Skye – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacSorley Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim. Clan Donald MacSorleys derive from: Gaelic Mac Somhairle – “son of Somerled” – 1st Lord of the Isles. Antrim, Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH..
MacSporran From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac an sporail – “son of the purse”. Pursebearers – Treasurers – to the Lords of the Isles. Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
MacStaker Only those from Kintyre.
MacStalker Only those from Kintyre.
MacSwain A form of MACQUEEN.
MacSwan Only those from Sleat on Skye. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Suain – “son of Suain”. Skye – Clan Donald NORTH. Not the same as MacQueen.
MacSween A form of MACQUEEN.
MacSweeney Only those from Ulster or Munster. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Suibhne – “son of Suibhne”. From Suibhne O’Neill, a 14th cen. Argyle chieftain, who led Clan Donald Galloglasses in Ulster – some to Munster. Clan Donald SOUTH.

 

MacT
MacTrein From Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Treun – “son of the strong” or “champion”. Hereditary champions to the Lords of the Isles. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.

 

MacU
MacUisdean From Skye. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Uisdean – “son of Hugh” – 3rd son of Alexander, Lord of the Isles. Hugh became 1st of Sleat and ancestor of the High Chiefs. Skye – Clan Donald NORTH.

 

MacV
MacVanish Only those from N. Uist. Clan Donald MacVanishes derive from: Gaelic Mac Mhanuis – “son of Manus”. N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacVannan From Skye. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Mhannan – “son of Buchanan”. Skye – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacVarish From Moidart. They derive from: Gaelic Mac Bharrais – “son of Maurice”. Moidart – CLANRANALD.
MacVey From West Highlands & Islands.
MacVicar Only those from N. Uist, Islay or Kintyre. Clan Donald MacVicars derive from: Gaelic Mac a bhiocair – “son of the Vicar”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH, N. Uist – Clan Donald NORTH.
MacVurrich A form of MacMhuirich.

 

MacW
MacWalrick Only those from Glengarry or Lochaber. Clan Donald MacWalricks derive from: Gaelic Mac Ualraig – “son of Ualraig”. From Ulrick Kennedy who fled Ayrshire to Lochaber in 16th cen. Most are GLENGERRY, some are KEPPOCH.
MacWarish A form of MacVarish.
MacWhan A form of MacQueen.
MacWhannel A form of MacDonald.
MacWhellan A form of MacQuillan.
MacWhiston A form of MacUisdean.
MacWhithee A form of MacCuithein.
MacWilkin A form of MacQuilkan.
MacWillie From Ulster – only one family. Clan Donald MacWillies derive: From Donald MacDonald, a Keppoch officer captured during the “45”. Received pardon if he left Scotland & changed his name. He chose MacWillie. One son settled in Ulster, another to USA. Same details by widely separated branches of the family lend credence to this family tradition. Not to be confused with the highland border MacWillie derived from William. KEPPOCH.
MacWurie A form of MACMHUIRICH
M
Magee Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MacKay of Islay.
Magill Only those known to have originally been MacGills.
Mann Only those from Lochaber and must have originally been a MACGILLIVANTIC.
Manntach Only those from Lochaber and must have originally been a MACGILLIVANTIC.
Marcus Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACMARCUS.
Marcusson Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACMARCUS.
Martin Only those from Skye or N. Uist, Islay or Kintyre.
May Only those from West Highlands & Islands, mainly Kintyre.
Mayes Only those from West Highlands & Islands, mainly Kintyre.
Mays Only those from West Highlands & Islands, mainly Kintyre.
Michael Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACMICHAEL.
Michaelson Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACMICHAEL.
Michie Only those from Lochaber and must have originally been a MACMICHIE.
Michison Only those from Lochaber and must have originally been a MACMICHIE.
Milloy Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACMALUAG.
Mitchell Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACMITCHELL. Approx. 73% of all Mitchells are of Scots ancestry.
Mitchelson Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACMITCHELL.
Monk Only those from N. Uist or Benbecula and must have originally been a MACMANECHIN.
Murchie Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MACMURCHIE.
Murchison Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim and must have originally been a MACMURCHIE.
Murdoch Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
Murdochson Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim.
Murphy Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MACMURCHIE.

 

O
O’Brennan Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
O’Brolachain Only those from Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic O’Brolach – “descendant of Brolach”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
O’Cahan Only those from Antrim, Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic O’Cathain – “descendant of Cathain”. Antrim & Kintyre. Clan Donald SOUTH.
O’Docharty Only those from Islay. They derive from: Gaelic O’Dochartaigh – “descendant of Dochertach”. Islay – Clan Donald SOUTH.
O’Drain Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
O’Hanley Only those from S. Uist, Benbecula or N. Uist. They derive from: Gaelic Ua-h-Ainie – “descendant of Ainie”. 18th cen. missionaries to S. Uist – CLANRANALD.
O’Kane Only those from Antrim, Islay or Kintyre.
O’Kerigan Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
O’Loynachan Only those from Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic O’Luingeachain – “descendant of Longachan”. Islay & Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
O’May Only those from Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic O’Miadhaigh – “descendant of Maidhach”. Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
O’Shannaig Only those from Islay or Kintyre. They derive from: Gaelic O’Seanaigh – “descendant of Seanach”. Harpers to the clan in Kintyre – Clan Donald SOUTH.
O’Shannon Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
O’Sheehy Only those from Ulster or Munster

 

P
Padon
Park Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Antrim. Clan Donald Parks derive: From Chlann ic Phairce. S. Uist – CLANRANALD. 1 in 20 may be of Clan Donald.
Patton
Philip Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACPHILIP.
Philipson Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACPHILIP.
Philpot Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACPHILIP.
Pittullich Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACPHILIP.
Polson Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
Purcell Only those from West Highlands & Islands.

 

Q
Queen Only those from Skye or N. Uist, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACQUEEN.
Quin Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a CONN.

 

R
Rainey Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACRANALD or a MACRANIE.
Ranald Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACRANALD.
Ranaldson Only those from Lochaber or West Highlands & Islands.
Rankin Only those from Lochaber and must have originally been a MACRANKIN.
Rennie Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACRENNIE.
Reoch Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Jura.
Revie Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Jura.
Reynolds Only those from Lochaber/Keppoch and must have originally been a MACREYNOLDS.
Ronald Only those from Lochaber, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACRANALD.
Ronaldson Only those from Lochaber, or, West Highlands & Islands.
Rorieson Only those from West Highlands & Islands.
Rory Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACRORY.

 

S
Samuel Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim and must have originally been a MACSORLEY.
Sanders Only those from West Highlands & Islands, Antrim or Glengarry and must have originally been an ALEXANDER.
Sanderson Only those from West Highlands & Islands, Antrim or Glengarry.
Shannon Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been an O’SHANNON.
Sharp Only those from Kintyre, Arran or Bute.
Shaw Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACILAHEINEY.
Sheehy Only those from Ulster or Munster and must have originally been a MACSHEEHY.
Smith Only one family, from S. Uist, who were originally MACGOWANS.
Sorleyson Only those from Islay, Kintyre or Antrim.
Sporran Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACSPORRAN.
Stalker Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACSTAKER.
Sweeney Only those from Ulster or Munster and must have originally been a MACSWEENEY.

 

T
Taylor Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACINTAYLOUR.
Train Only those from Kintyre and must have originally been a MACTREIN.
Turner Only those from Islay and must have originally been a MACINTURNER.

 

W
Whan Only those from Skye, N. Uist, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACQUEEN.
Whannell Only those from West Highlands & Islands or Ulster and must have originally been a MACWHANNEL.
Whallan Only those from Antrim, Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACQUILLAN.
Wilkie Only those from Islay or Kintyre and must have originally been a MACQUILKAN.
Wilkinson Only those from Islay or Kintyre.
Wright Only those from West Highlands & Islands and must have originally been a MACINTYRE.

Source: http://clan-donald-usa.org