Clan MacPhail Badge

Clann PhailClan MacPhail Tartan



The MacPhails are of the old Clan Chattan and most likely descend from a Paul Cattanach of Lochaber, in the western Highlands near the present Fort William.  MacPhail means  “The son of Paul”.  Originally the MacPhails had a stronghold until 1291 at Fassifern, which is about ten miles west of Fort William.

Motto: “Memor Esto” Be Mindfull

Clan Badge: Red Whortleberry

Septs: MacPhail, MacPheal, MacPhaile, MacPhayll, McFall, MacFall, McFaul, McFell