Beattie, Beattison - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

AuthorPadraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
Date1923
SourceSome Anglicised Surnames in Ireland
Section

Beattie, Beattison—MAC A BHEADHTAIGH.—These two surnames are found in most parts of the old Scottish province of Galloway, a sept of the "Wild Gael" of that country. The name originates from biathach, a victualler, and the placename of Dalbeattie, perhaps, originates from the sept.

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