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Macfie or MacFie is a surname of Scottish origin. The name is derived from the Gaelic Mac Dhuibhshíthe, which means "son of Duibhshíth" (or alternately MacDhubhshith, "son of Dubhshithe"). This Gaelic personal name is composed of two elements: dubh "black" + síth "peace".[1][2] The earliest record of the surname is of Thomas Macdoffy, in 1296.[2]

Uses of the name[edit]



  • Clan Macfie, Scottish clan historically located on the island of Colonsay in the Hebrides.


  1. ^ "McPhee Name Meaning and History". Retrieved 12 December 2008.
  2. ^ a b Reaney, Percy Hide; Wilson, Richard Middlewood (2006). A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge. p. 1. ISBN 978-1-134-93327-3. Retrieved 1 October 2018.