Clan MacKenzie

Basic Info.

MacKenzie Clan Crest

MacKenzie Clan Crest


Gaelic Name: MacCoinnich
Motto: Leceo Non Uro (I shine, not burn)
Badge: Stagshorn clubmoss
Lands: Ross and Cromarty, Isle of Lewis
Origin of Name: Gaelic, ‘Son of the fair’
Pipe Music: Caber Féidh
Clan Chief: John Mackenzie, 5th Earl of Cromartie

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MacKenzie Tartan

MacKenzie Modern

MacKenzie Modern

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Clan History

Redcastle, Black Isle

Redcastle, Black Isle

MacKenzie History

From the Gaelic “Maccoinneach” meaning “fair, bright one”, the MacKenzies are thought to descend from the ancient royal house of Lorn.

The clan held lands in Ross-shire, stretching from the Outer Hebrides in the west, to the Black Isle in the east, where Redcastle was there seat.

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Clan Lands

MacKenzie Lands

MacKenzie Map

MacKenzie Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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