Buchan Family History
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Buchan Name Meaning
Scottish: regional name from a district north of Aberdeen. There was also a barony of Buchquane in Strathore, Fife, a settlement called Buchan in Kirkcudbrightshire, and several other places in Scotland so named, but these are less likely to be the source of the surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press