The Clan MacLennan is a Scottish clan associated with the region of Ross-shire and the Northern Highlands. The clan takes its name from the Gaelic MacGille Fhinnein, meaning “son of the servant of St. Finnan.” The MacLennans were known for their strong ties to the land and their martial traditions. A notable figure of the clan is Major General Sir Hector MacLennan, who lived during the 19th century. Sir Hector MacLennan served in the British Army and played a significant role in various military campaigns, including the Crimean War and the Indian Rebellion of 1857. He distinguished himself through his leadership and bravery on the battlefield, earning recognition for his military service. Sir Hector MacLennan’s military career and his contributions to Clan MacLennan’s history have made him a notable figure in the clan’s lineage.