In Scottish Gaelic the name Macpherson is Mac a' Phersein which means son of the parson. The Celtic church allowed priests to marry and the progenitor of the chiefs of Clan Macpherson is believed to have been a man named Muireach or Murdo Cattenach who was the priest of Kingussie in Badenoch. The Clan Macpherson is part of the Chattan Confederation (Clan Chattan). In 843 the chief of Clan Chattan was Gille Chattan Mor and one of his sons, the first chief of Clan Macpherson was forced to resettle in Lochaber by Kenneth MacAlpin, first king of Scots. The chief could have been the lay prior of Ardchattan and he seems to have been named in honor of Saint Cathan
Your proud Scottish Clan heritage can be displayed by wearing this large Scottish Clan crest sterling silver badge. All known Clan badges are produced in sterling silver. Unique or rare Clan badges are custom made at the same price. There are no additional charges.
Crest Size: 1-15/16 " (45mm) W x 2-1/4" (57mm) L.
This Clan badge weighs almost one full ounce (31.1 g)