The McGillies family history stretches back to the clans of the Dalriadan kingdom on the sea-swept
. The name McGillies is derived from
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central
from early times and their first records appeared on the early rolls taken by the Kings of
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Medieval translation of Gaelic names could not be referred to as an accurate process. Spelling was not yet standardized, and names in documents from that era are riddled with spelling variations
. McGillies has been written as MacLeish, MacCleish, MacLise, MacLish, MacGillies, MacGleish, MacGillis, MacLeash and many more.