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Subject: Sorry meant to be under first post
Author: raindancing   (Authenticated as raindancing)
Date: June 11, 2006 at 4:35:29 PM
Reply to: Re: Leana by Cleveland Kent Evans
The surname McLean is a variant of McLain meaning son of the servent of John
McLean
Usage: Scottish, Irish
Extra: Statistics, *Edit This Entry*
Variant of McLain.
McLain
Usage: Scottish, Irish
Extra: Statistics, *Edit This Entry*
From Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin meaning "son of the servant of John

Lean is another form of this surname

http://www.houseofnames.com/xq/asp.fc/qx/lean-family-crest.htm

All these sites mention Leana as meaning serves John, and Ian = John


http://www.daire.org/names/celtscotfem.html
http://www.cat-dog-names.com/scottish-dog-names.html
http://www.yachtsee.com/boatname/scottish.php
http://www.all-babynames.com/baby-names-meaning-l1.html
http://www.20000-names.com/female_scottish_names.htm
http://www.mybirthcare.com/favorites/pg6/baby-names-l.asp
http://www.babiesonline.com/babynames/index.asp?name=John
http://www.pickbabynames.com/_alphabeth/L-7.html
http://www.thebabycorner.com/babynames/l/11/


Of corse not many sites are trustworthy when it comes to true meanings and it may be possible that the Author just took as true something he read




Paula

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