Gaelic Name: MacAoidh
Motto: Manu Forti (With a strong hand)
Lands: Ross and Sutherland, Argyll
Origin of Name: Gaelic, ‘Son of fire’
Pipe Music: Bratach Bhan Chlann Aoidh (The White Banner of Mackay)
Clan Chief: Aeneas Simon Mackay
15th Lord Reay – 2013-PRESENT
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The name Mackay takes its origins from the gaelic “Macaoidh” or “son of Hugh”.
The identity of this Hugh is uncertain but the name probably derives from a member of the ancient Celtic royal house, whose branches disputed the throne in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
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