MacLaren (surname)

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MacLaren or Maclaren is a surname of Scottish and northern Irish origin. The name is an Anglicisation of the Gaelic Mac Labhrainn meaning "son of Labhrann". The Gaelic personal name Labhrann is a Gaelicised form of Lawrence.[1]

People with the surname MacLaren[edit]

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  1. ^ McLaren Name Meaning and History, citing Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-508137-4.