1,331 MACLACHLAN members around the world
MACLACHLAN Family HistoryThis notable surname of early medieval Irish and Scottish origin, is an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic "MacLachlainn", son of Lochlann, a male given name which ultimately derives from the Old Norse "Lochlann", a compound of the elements "loch", lake, fjord, and "lann", land. This personal name, originally taken to mean "stranger", was applied as a byname to Viking settlers, from the name used for Scandinavia, i.e. "Fjordland". The Irish sept of MacLochlainn or MacLoughlin was a senior branch of the northern Ui Neill (an ancient population group located in Counties Donegal, Derry and Tyrone), and their territory lay in Innishowen, Co...
Join the conversation with the MACLACHLAN tribe
- Find your MACLACHLAN ancestor
- Tell us about your MACLACHLAN Family
- Tell us about your MACLACHLAN ancestors
- Ask a question about the MACLACHLAN history
- Leave a message for MACLACHLAN family members
Invite more MACLACHLAN family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the MACLACHLAN tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the MACLACHLAN live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!