Clan MacRae

Basic Info.

MacRae Clan Crest

MacRae Clan Crest


Gaelic Name: MacRath
Motto: Fortitudine (With fortitude)
Badge: Fir club moss
Lands: Beauly and Kintail
Pipe Music: The MacRae’s March
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan

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MacRae Tartan

MacRae Modern

MacRae Modern

MacRae Clan tartan

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Clan History

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle

MacRae History

The name MacRae or the gaelic ‘McRath’ is understood to mean ‘son of grace’ and is commonly thought to be of ecclesiastical origin.

The clan name first appears in the district of Beauly in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries but within one hundred years they had migrated to Kintail in Wester Ross.

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Clan Lands

MacRae Lands

MacRae Map

MacRae Map – from Gill Humphrys’ Clan Map of Scotland

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