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The ancient Dalriadan clans of Scotland spawned the name MacIain. It is derived from the given name Ian or John. John is the most common personal name in the Highlands. The Gaelic form of the name is Mac Iain.

Origin: Scottish.

Spelling variations: MacIan, MacAne, MacKane, MacKean, MacKain and others.

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