Notes re Septs of Clan MacIntyre

Clan MacIntyre

[Crest: Clansfolk of Clan MacIntyre] Crest of Clansfolk of Clan MacIntyre
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Gaelic name: Mac an t-Saoir 
             ("son of the carpenter; son of the wright")
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Notes re Septs of Clan MacIntyre:

{*} Tyre: an abbreviation of MacIntyre

{*} Wright: MacIntyre signifies "son of the wright" (Mhic-an-t-saoir)

{*} MacTear: Some Scottish MacTears and Irish Mac-a-tears are really MacIntyres.

[From: "The Clans, Septs and Regiments of the Scottish Highlands,"
by Frank Adams. 1908]

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