When Alexander Mclean was born on 4 July 1876, in Port Elgin, Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America, his father, Hugh McLean, was 43 and his mother, Margret Perkins, was 34. He married Normanda Thompson on 7 February 1912. He lived in Saugeen, Bruce, Ontario, Canada in 1881. He died on 10 June 1918, in Windsor, Sandwich Township, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 41, and was buried in Port Elgin, Grenville, Canada West, British Colonial America.
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .
History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.