The Clan MacFarlane is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Argyll. The clan takes its name from Farlan, a Gaelic personal name. The MacFarlanes were powerful in the Loch Lomond area and held lands in the region. A notable figure of the clan is Sir John MacFarlane of MacFarlane, who lived during the 16th century. Sir John was known for his military prowess and served as a trusted ally to the Stewart monarchs. He fought in several battles and campaigns, displaying courage and loyalty. Sir John’s contributions to the defense of Scotland and his dedication to the MacFarlane clan have made him a notable figure in Clan MacFarlane’s history.