Anderson - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
|Author||Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh|
|Source||Some Anglicised Surnames in Ireland|
Anderson—MAC GIOLLA-AINDRAIS.—This name, found in most districts in Ulster and in Scotland, is the sept name descended from Farquhar Ross, also known as Mac An tSagart, son of Gille-anrias, from whom the Clan Ross took their name, descended from the O Beolans, the old Gaelic lords of Ross-shire. The other forms the name has assumed are Gilanders, Landrish, and McLandrish.