The Clan MacLeod is a Scottish clan associated with the region of the Isle of Skye and the Western Highlands. The clan takes its name from the Gaelic MacLe�id, meaning “son of Leod.” The MacLeods were known for their ancient heritage and their ancestral seat at Dunvegan Castle. A notable figure of the clan is Sir Rory Mor MacLeod, who lived during the 16th century. Sir Rory Mor MacLeod was a chief of the clan and a prominent figure in Scottish history. He played a crucial role in the defense of his clan’s territories against rival clans and in maintaining the MacLeod’s influence in the region.