[ANSTHRLD] MacLeod - Docs needed

Maridonna maridonna at worldnet.att.net
Thu Jul 3 07:47:03 PDT 2003

> Howdy all,
> On the name submission 'Lachlan Mac Cloed', it was decided by the CoH to
> send it to Laurel with the corrected spelling of 'MacLeod' for the
> surname.
> The current docs I have from the submitter does not support this nor do
> the applicable commentary give the specific entries necessary for proper
> documentation. The best the commentary says is that the spelling 'Mac
> Cleod' is from post period.
> If someone can transcribe the needed docs for 'MacLeod' so I can add
> them to the LoI and the forms, I would appreciate it.
Black, The Surnames of Scotland, p. 538, s.n. MacLeod: "Gaelic MacLeo\id,
'son of Leo\d' from a Norse name Ljo/tr (r silent) or Ljo\t,
'ugly'...MacLeod 1227; M'Leoid 1338; McGloid 1541; McCloyd 1600; M'Loyd
1443; M'Loyde 1436; M'clode 1539 and Makeloid 1515.

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