Last name: STRACHAN

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STRACHAN : This last name is indexed 69,781 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STRACHAN : 1: Scottish (Aberdeenshire and Angus): habitational name from Strachan in Banchory (Kincardineshire) pronounced Strawn. The placename derives from Gaelic srath ‘valley’ + a lenited form of the local river name Feugh.2: Irish (Mayo): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Srutháin Ó Sruitheáin ‘descendant of Sruithán’ a personal name from a diminutive of sruith ‘sage elder’.

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