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Type Surname
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. Strawn
Other Forms FormsStrateyhan, Straghan

Meaning & History

Scottish habitational name from a place in the parish of Banchory, Kincardineshire, which is first recorded in 1153 in the form Strateyhan, and is perhaps named from Gaelic srath ‘valley’ + eachain, genitive case of eachan ‘foal’.
Added 3/5/2016 by highexpectasians
Edited 3/12/2017 by LMS