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Scotland Family History

Scotland Name Meaning
English: ethnic name for someone from Scotland.English: from the rare Norman personal name Escotland, composed of the ethnic name Scot + land ‘territory’.Scottish: habitational name from a place called Scotland(well) near Loch Leven in Kinross.

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

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19,897 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,470 Military Records
5,268 Immigration Records
13,330 Census and Voter Lists
2,568,721 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Scotland Families

  • Number of Scotland families
     33 - 63
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Scotland families
     70 - 138
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Scotland census records

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Scotland Family Origin

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Scotland Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Scotland Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Scotland census records

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Military Service by Scotland

Did the Scotlands fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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