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Name dates from 800/900 AD.
Originally from Brittany (Louis), later from the Isle of Lewis (Wales).
It comes under the Clan Macleod of Lewis. Name means "loud battle".


Blazon:  White background, with a black eagle, wings spread,
displayed. A gold sun in splendour, with a face, centered
on top of the full coat of arms.

White: Signifying sincerity.

Black: Signifying constancy.

Eagle: Signifying freedom, superiority and fortitude of mind.

Gold: Signifying generosity and elevation of mind.

Sun: Signifying authority/ command in battle..

Family motto:
Sol Clariol Astro.
"The sun is brighter than a star"

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