Type Surname (from given name)
Usage Scottish Gaelic
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Contributor Contrib.Feiticeiro on 7/5/2019
Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Artaine, (meaning ‘son of Artan’) which is a diminutive of the personal name Art, meaning ‘bear’ or ‘hero’. Compare Irish Mac Artáin (see McCartan), of which this surname is a variant.