The Clan MacIver is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Isle of Skye and the Inner Hebrides. The clan takes its name from the Gaelic Mac?omhair, meaning “son of ?omhair.” The MacIvers were known for their connection to the sea and their maritime skills. A notable figure of the clan is John MacIver, who lived during the 19th century. John was a respected shipbuilder and naval architect, known for his expertise in constructing and designing vessels. He made significant contributions to the maritime industry, particularly in the development of steamships.