Who Can Become a Member
Membership in the Clan Maclean Association in the United States (CMA-US) is open to all those bearing the surname Maclean (regardless of spelling) or is a recognized related family member (whether by birth or marriage) as well as anyone with Maclean ancestors.
Why become a Member
Connect with Cousins – The number one reason to join CMA-US is to meet and connect with other Macleans throughout the world. After joining recently Neil McLean commented,
It feels good to be part of The Clan. Our ancestors have traveled the globe for centuries so it naturally follows that many emigrated thus making The Clan Maclean a truly a world-wide family.
Discover History – We are dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of our ancient clan, there are few better ways to learn about our ancestors’ impact on the world than by chatting with some of our historians and history buffs at a clan tent. Several of our members actively participant in the Maclean History Project.
Research Genealogy – Most of our members are very interested in their family’s genealogy and happy to compare notes. Coincidental discoveries of commonality produce joyous satisfaction beyond description.
Member Packet – New member packets include a membership certificate, lapel pin, documents pertaining to the clan, and blank applications for other members of your immediate family.
Newsletter – the Pipings is published and delivered electronically to members quarterly.
Connect with Cousins – The number one reason people say they join Clan Gillean, USA is to meet and connected with other Macleans. Our ancestors have traveled the globe for centuries, it naturally follows that many emigrated as well. The Clan Maclean is truly a world-wide family. Join us at the Maclean tent at one of the many Highland Games around the United States.
Discover History – We are dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of our ancient clan, there are few better ways to learn about our ancestors’ impact on the world than by chatting with some of our history buffs at a clan tent. Several members also participant in the Maclean History Project.
How We Connect
We host a Maclean tent at most of the Highland Games or Scottish Festivals in the United States.
Occasionally we host special events such as galas, dinners, etc. to mark various occasions.
Most of our news, announcements, and upcoming events are published here, additionally we have an active facebook page.