The Clan MacLellan is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Galloway in southwestern Scotland. The clan takes its name from the Gaelic MacGille Fhaolain, meaning “son of the servant of St. Fillan.” The MacLellans were known for their connection to the land and their involvement in local governance. A notable figure of the clan is Sir Thomas MacLellan, who lived during the 16th century. Sir Thomas MacLellan was a diplomat and statesman, serving as Provost of Kirkcudbright and as a trusted adviser to King James VI of Scotland. He played a significant role in maintaining peace and order in the region and in mediating disputes between rival factions. Sir Thomas MacLellan’s diplomatic skills and his dedication to his community have made him a notable figure in Clan MacLellan’s history.