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Strachan Name Meaning

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’. The pronunciation is traditionally ‘Strawn’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Stratton, Stranahan, Strahan, Trahan, Morahan, Stroman, Tracht

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Strachan Family Origin

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Strachan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Druggist

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Strachan family was Keeps House. The most common Strachan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Strachan's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strachan.

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