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Ancient Celtic Families


In MacFirbis's "Irish Genealogies" the following Celtic names are designated "Maghaidh Saxonta" ("magadh: Irish; mocking, jeering); meaning that it was only in jest these names were said to be of Saxon origin:

1. AUCHINLEK15. GORDON29. LINDESAY
2. BARCLAY16. GRAKANE30. LITTLE
3. BARDE17. GRAY31. LUNDIE
4. BISET18. GUTHRIE 32. MURRAY
5. BLAIRE19. HALIDAY 33. NEWBIGGING
6. BOYD20. HAY34. OLIPHANT
7. CAMBELL21. IRELAND35. RAMSAY
8. CLELAND22. JARDAN 36. RUTHER
9. CRAWFORD23. JOHNSTON 37. RUTHVEN
10. CARRIE24. KAR38. SOOT
11. DASSE 25. KEITH 39. SCRIMAGER
12. DOWGLAS 26. KILLPATRICK 40. SEBON
13. DUN27. LAWDER 41. TINTS
14. FOORDE 28. Lennox 42. WALLACE

Source: Irish Pedigrees, vol 1 pg 858


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