Clan MacLaren

Clan MacLaren (Scottish Gaelic: Cinneadh MacLabhrainn) is a Highland Scottish clan.[1] Traditional clan lands include the old parish of Balquhidder which includes the villages of Lochearnhead and Strathyre, and is about 18 miles (29 km) long and 7 miles (11 km) broad, spanning 54,675 acres (22,126 ha), long known as "Maclaren Country".

Clan MacLaren
Clann Labhruinn[1] or MacLabhruinn[2]
Crest: A lion's head erased Sable crowned with an antique crown of six (four visible) points Or, between two branches of laurel issuing from the Wreath at either side of the head both Proper.
MottoCreag an Tuirc (The boar's rock)[2]
SloganCREAG AN TUIRC (The Boar's Rock)
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RegionHighland & Tiree
DistrictPerthshire
Plant badgeLaurel[2]
AnimalLion
Chief
Donald MacLaren of MacLaren & Achleskine
The 25th Chief of the Name and Arms of MacLaren
SeatKirkton Farm, Balquhidder
Historic seatBalquhidder, Strathearn
Septs of Clan MacLaren
M'Laren, Maclaren, MacLaurin, MacLauren, McLaren, McLaurin, McLeran, McLaran, McLoran, McClaran, McClarin, McClaren, MacClaren, McClarence, McLarence, McLaurence, McLawrence, McClernon, Lawrence, Laurence, Lawrin, Law, Lawson, Lawton, Low, Lowe, Lawrie, Laurie, Lowery, Lowry, Lowrey, Lowson, Faed, Paterson, Patterson, Pattison, Peterson, Patrick, McPhater, MacPatrick, MacRory, McCrory, McGory, MacRuari, MacGrory, MacIntyre, Wright, McFater
Clan branches
MacLaren of Achleskine (Chiefs)
MacLaren of Ardveche
MacLaren of Invernenty
MacLaren of Struthill
MacLaurin of Tiree
Allied clans
Rival clans

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