Clan MacGill / Makgill

Gaelic Name: Mac an ghoill

Crest: A phoenix in flames, Proper

Motto: Sine Fine (Without end)

Origin of Name: From Gaelic, meaning ‘son of the lowlander’ or ‘son of the stranger’

Clan Chief: Ian Arthur Alexander Makgill, 14th Viscount of Oxfuird

Associated Names

Though a Clan in its own right, MacGill is closely associated with Clan Donald. Of original Clan Donald blood, from Islay or Jura.

No more than 1 in 8 Gills originally had a ‘Mac’ prefix.

Some MacColls may also derive from this name.

Originally from Islay and Jura – Clan Donald South.

Spelling Variations

MacGill, Macgill, Magill, Makgill, McGill, Mcgill, MacGille, MacGyle, MacGyll, Macan’Gaill, MacGeil, MacGhill, MacGall, MacIghail, M’Gill, M’Gill, Mac Giolla, Mac an Ghaill, Magel, Magil, Magill, McKill

Gills

Those from the West Highlands and Islands and would have originally been a MacGill or a MacGillis. Approx. 16% of all Gills are of Scots ancestry. Scots Gills not of Clan Donald may be from Perthshire, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Peebles-shire, Ayr, Dumfries or Dunkeld.

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