Medieval Scottish Submitted Surnames

These names were used by medieval Scottish peoples.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BISBY Medieval Scottish, Medieval English, English (British), Scottish, English (Australian), Anglo-Norman
Either originating from the village Busby in historic county East Renfrewshire in Scotland, or Great Busby in Yorkshire. The place name is likely derived from the Norman buki, "shrub". See also Busby.
BRAEGON Medieval Scottish (Americanized)
Meaning high noble, or he who shall rule.
CRAWFORDJOHN Medieval Scottish
One who came from Crawfordjohn in Lanarkshire; not to be confused with nearby Crawford, also in Lanarkshire.
DE DRUMON Medieval Scottish
This name appears carved on the tomb of "Jonnes de Drumon". This is said to be the earliest known written example of the Scottish surname Drummond. We believe that de Drumon could have been costal French or Belgium... [more]
MC NUGGYEET Medieval Scottish
This is a real name!
PAIP Medieval Scottish, Biblical Latin, Scottish Gaelic
An ancient Caithness surname, meaning father. The family changed their name from "Paip" to "Pope".