Scottish Names

Robert E. Matheson
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From an early period there were migrations of Scotch from Scotland to Ireland where they settled in Ulster, but the formal Plantation of Ulster took place in the seventeenth century. The majority of these settlers were Scotch.

On reference to the Table at the end of this Report the very frequent occurrence of Scotch names in the Province of Ulster will be seen. The following may be given as examples—Stewart, Campbell, Scott, Miller, McKenzie, Ross, McKay, Paterson, Fraser, Morrison, Cameron, McIntosh, McGregor, Kerr, Graham, Sinclair, Gordon.