Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish: habitational name from Buchanan, a place near Loch
Lomond, perhaps named with Gaelic buth chanain ‘house of the
- The name Buchanan was brought independently to North America from
Scotland by several different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries.
George Buchanan came to MD in 1698.
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