Anderson - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
SourceSome 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.

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