The Clan MacLean is a Scottish clan associated with the region of the Isle of Mull and the Western Highlands. The clan takes its name from the Gaelic MacGille Eathain, meaning “son of the servant of Saint John.” The MacLeans were known for their martial traditions and their ancestral seat at Duart Castle. A notable figure of the clan is Sir Lachlan Maclean, who lived during the 16th century. Sir Lachlan Maclean was a chief of the clan and a renowned military leader. He played a pivotal role in the defense of his clan’s interests during a time of clan conflicts and political turmoil. Sir Lachlan Maclean’s military achievements and his steadfastness in protecting his clan have made him a notable figure in Clan MacLean’s history.