Brief History

MacDougalls of Lorn Mac means “son of” while the term “clan” comes from the Gaelic word for children. Thus, Clan MacDougall signifies the children of the son(s) of Dougall. Dougal or Dugall or Dougall derived from the Gaelic word Dubh meaning Black or Dark, the Gaelic word Gall meaning Stranger or Foreigner.  Hence Dougal would[…]

Our Society

The Clan MacDougall Society of North America, Inc. was founded in 1964 with the full approval of our late chief, Madam MacDougall of MacDougall, thirtieth Chief of the Clan. The Society has continued to grow with the formation of chapters in Canada and the United States. Clan MacDougall Society of North America is recognized by[…]