When Joseph Booth McLean was born on 7 July 1855, in Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John William McLean, was 30 and his mother, Marion Geddes Lindsay, was 30. He lived in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1861. He died in 1876, at the age of 21.
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.
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