The Clan MacIntyre is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Argyll. The clan takes its name from the Gaelic Mac an t-Saoir, meaning “son of the carpenter.” The MacIntyres were skilled craftsmen, particularly in woodworking. A notable figure of the clan is Duncan Ban MacIntyre, who lived during the 18th century. Duncan Ban was a renowned Gaelic poet, considered one of the greatest Scottish Gaelic poets of his time. His works captured the beauty of the Scottish landscape and celebrated the traditions and culture of the Highlands. Duncan Ban’s poetic talents and his contribution to Scottish literature have made him a notable figure in Clan MacIntyre’s history.