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From the'Siol O'Cain' (along with the MacMillans) one of the ancient tribes of North Moray. The Historian, Buchanan of Auchmar says the name O'Cain came from the progenitor Ansela O'Cain or O'Kyan in the 11th century.
Cland Badge: Periwinkle
Known branches: Brodie of Lethen, Brodie of Idvies in Angus.
Taken from 'Cam-Shron' or 'wry-nose' of an early Chief. Territory in Lochaber. Once vassals to the Lord of the Isles and once formed a branch of Clan Chatten. Ancestral seat at Achnacarry.
Known branches: MacMartins of Letterfinlay, MacGillonies of Stron, MacSorlies of Glen Nevis.
The Celtic name for this Clan is Clan Duibhne taken from the hero Dairmid O'Duin. Chief's title is MacCailein Mor. The name Campbell came into being when Eva O'Duine, the head of the Clan, married Gillespie Campbell.
Of Scoto-Dalriadic descent, first settled in Kintyre, Argyll. Clann Fhearghuis of Starchur has been established as coming from an ancient line. Held the state of Glenshellich their seat being Caisteal Dubh on Bein Bheula.
Allegedly from 'Gramus' demolisher of a line of defense built by Antonius betwixt Forth and Clyde! First authentic Grahams appeared in 1128 from 'De Graham' who obtained lands of Abercorn and Dalkeith in Midlothian.
Springs from 'Berowald' who in 1160 was given the Barony of Innes in Moray which covers the lands from Spey to Lossie along the shore. The name means 'greens'.
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