Strachan Family History
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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