McFarland (surname)

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McFarland, McFarlan or McFarlain is a surname found mostly in County Tyrone and the western isles of Scotland and are of the Uí Néill dynasty and a branch of Cinel Eoghain in which the surname translates "son of Parlain" in Gaelic. Notable people with the surname include:

Fictional characters:

  • Ambrose McFarland, fictional head of the coal company from the 2000 drama film Songcatcher, played by Steve Boles
  • Clementine McFarland, fictional wife of the head of the coal company from the 2000 drama film Songcatcher, played by Rhoda Griffis
  • Jack McFarland, fictional character from the sitcom Will & Grace

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