Do you have a Scottish last name in your family tree?
Here, you can find further information about the meaning, history and origins of a growing list of Scottish family surnames … plus interesting facts and miscellany.
Discover the history, origins, and fascinating stories behind the Anderson family name. Click through to find out more about the Anderson surname .
The last name Brown is popular in Scotland and can reflect personal characteristics such as hair and literally mean the colour brown. Click through to find out more about the Brown surname .
Learn about the Douglas last name, its genealogy and its origins. The Douglas family were a powerful family who changed Scottish history.
Do you have a Graham last name in your family tree? Do you want to know about the meaning of the Graham Surname? then read on…
6 things you didn’t know about the Gregory family history and some of their important descendants who were leading academics.
Researching your Hamilton family history? Here is a fascinating story about the Hamilton last name origins and meaning.
Do you have a Henderson ancestor in your family tree? Read on to find out more about the Henderson surname and its history.
Are you a Lindsay? Perhaps you are related to the Lindsay family from Edzell Castle? Here is a post about the Lindsay family.
Rob Roy MacGregor was a real ‘Robin Hood’ who lived in the beautiful Glen where Balquhidder is located. Do you have a MacGregor last name in your family tree?
If you have Scottish family history with MacLellans as ancestors, then find out about the MacLellan surname here.
Learn about the historical meaning of the Marshall surname and how it is linked with horses. Are you related to a Marshall ancestor….
Are you related to a Metcalfe? This post will tell you all you need to know about the origins, meaning and history of the Metcalfe last name.
The Moncreiffe or Moncrieffe family surname is one of the oldest noble families from Perthshire from the 13th century. Are you related?
Are you a Montgomery or are you descended from a Montgomery? Read this blog to learn about the origins of this interesting last name.
Do you have a Morrison in your family tree? What are the origins of the Morrison name? Who are some of the famous Morrisons?
Unlock the meaning, origin and history of the Murray surname. Associated with the Moray region, its origins can be traced back to the 12th century.
Nisbet or Nesbitt Surname
Are you related to a Nisbet or Nesbitt? Would you like to know more about the meaning, origin and history of the Nisbet surname?
This post is about the family history of the Reid family name and some ancestors who have made an impact on Scottish society.
The Robertson surname means ‘son of Robert’ and Robert means ‘bright fame’. A popular name, it belongs to one of the oldest Scottish clans – are you a Robertson?
Are you looking for a Smith in your family? then read this blog for interesting facts on the origins and meaning of the Smith family last name.
Are you a Taylor? Or do you have the last name Taylor in your Scottish ancestry? Then read on to know more about this interesting surname.
There are many variations of this surname. Actually, Thomson is more prevalent in Scotland than the surname Thompson! Want to know more? … then read on.
In the 1881 census the Forfar region (in modern Angus) had more people with the Warden surname than anywhere else in Scotland.
… and our list of Scottish surnames keeps growing
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