MacDougall and MacDowall Books and DVDs

The MacDowalls By Fergus D. H. Macdowall Editor-in-Chief, William L. MacDougall Editor, Scott A. MacDougald Associate Editor, Suzanne O. McDougal Production Editor, and eight talented Contributing Writers. The MacDowalls became available in June 2009. The book traces glories, tragedies, and accomplishments of the MacDowall kindred from their beginnings in Scotland and Ireland to their emigrations[…]

Clan Names

CLAN NAMES AND FAMILIES   Clan Names and Families Associated With Clan MacDougall of Argyll and Clan MacDowall of Galloway Welcome to the location of “The Clan Names and Families Associated with Clan MacDougall of Argyll and Clan MacDowall of Galloway”. We are presently constructing our presentation about the proud names who share our clan[…]

Update

Dunollie tower with the Standard’s first flight at the International Gathering in 2009. Dunollie Castle is at the center of Lorn and its adjacent islands, the area in which MacDougalls and their associated families find their historical and cultural roots. The Castle, a symbol of our Clan heritage, holds a commanding position overlooking the Sound[…]

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[…]