Changes in Isle of Bute Surnames over the years


MacConachy, MacKonechy, McConechy assumed the name Duncan
MacCans, McKans assumed the name MacKay
MacLoy assumed the name Fulerton
MacCanich assumed the name Buchanan
MacVurich assumed the name Currie
MacGilchattan assumed the name McIntosh
MacKechnie, MacHamish assumed the name Jamieson
MacIlheran assumed the name Sharp
MacIntyre assumed the name Wright
MacWilliams assumed the name Wilson
Garlie assumed the name Douglas
Gellie, Gerly assumed the name Gillies

Blain, pages 31-32, Rothesay Public Library
He lists changes to patronomical names to those of more modern use. He gives no date, but most occurred in the mid 1700's. A few additional names were supplied by Argyll and Bute Archivist, Murdo MacDonald.


 
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