Ewen MacPherson of Cluny, Chief of Clan MacPherson , joined the Stewart army with about six hundred men but missed the fateful battle at Culloden as he had been sent to guard the passes in the Badenoch.
McPherson is a Scottish surname. It is an Anglicised form of the Gaelic Mac a’ Phearsain and Mac a Phearsoin, meaning “son of the parson”.
The Scottish Gaelic surname for Macpherson is Mac a’ Phearsain which means son of the parson.
The surname Gillespie is an Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Easbuig, and the Irish Mac Giolla Easpaig, both of which mean “servant of the bishop”. The given name itself is derived from a word of Latin origin. Specifically, the Old Irish epscop being derived from the Latin episcopus.
Correct spelling for the English word ” mcpherson ” is [məkfˈɜːsən], [məkfˈɜːsən], [m_ə_k_f_ˈɜː_s_ə_n] (IPA phonetic alphabet).
Popular Irish Surnames , Their Origin and Coat of Arms Murphy. Kelly. Byrne. Ryan. O’Sullivan. Walsh. O’Connor. McCarthy.
The Dress Act 1746 was part of the Act of Proscription which came into force on 1 August 1746 and made wearing “the Highland Dress ” — including the kilt — illegal in Scotland as well as reiterating the Disarming Act. This would lead to the Highland pageant of the visit of King George IV to Scotland .
Smith , Brown and Wilson are the three most common surnames in Scotland, according to a new report. The General Register Office for Scotland survey said that more than one in every eight last names begins with Mac or Mc. The data comes from the registration of births and deaths over a three year period from 1999.
Clan Campbell of Breadalbane