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Maclean Surname Origin
(Origin Scottish) A patronymic from a personal name meaning servant of St. John
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Maclean Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Maclean family history than the origin of your surname:
A Maclean Family History Thought:
'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes