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About the McLEAN surname

Origin on the Isle of Mull (Duart castle)

McLean Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eathain, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) John’. The family bearing this name were chieftains in several islands of the Inner Hebrides.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Eóin, from a different Gaelic form of Johannes (John).