McNeill (surname)

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McNeill is a Scottish surname. The surname is Gaelic in origin. The name McNeill is often associated with the Islands of Gigha and Colonsay. The name is considered a sub-sept of Clan MacNeill or Clan MacNeil which is historically associated with the island of Barra in the outer Hebrides. The Gaelic patronymic meaning of McNeill is 'Son of Neil'.


Notable people with the surname include:

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