Clan Buchanan Genealogy and Family History

Clan Buchanan has numerous septs, including: Bohannon, Buchanan, Coleman, Colman, Cormack, Cousland, Dewar, Donleavy, Donlevy, Dove, Dow, Gibb, Gibbon, Gibbs, Gibby, Gibson, GIlbert, Gibertson, Harper, Harperson, Leavy, Lennie, Lenny, Macaldonich, Macalman, Macandeior, Macaslan, Macaslin, Macauslan, Macauslane, MacCalman, MacCalmont, MacCammond, MacCasland, MacChruiter, MacColma, MacColwan, MacCommon, MacCormac, MacCoubrey, MacCubbie, MacCubbin, MacCubing, MacDonleavy, MacGeorge, MacGibhon, MacGilbert, MacGreusich, MacGubbin, MacInally, MacIndeor, MacIndoe, MacKibb, MacKibbin, MacKinlay, Mackinley, Macmaster, Macmasters, MacMaurice, MacMorris, MacMurchie, MacMurphy, MacNuir, MacNuyer, MacQuat, MacQuattie, MacQuattiey, MacQuinten, Macausland, MacWattie, MacWhirter, MacWhorter, Masters, Masterson, MaWhitty, Morrice, Morris, Morrison (of Perth), Murchie, Murchison, Richardson, Risk, Rush, Rusk, Ruskie, Ruskin, Spittal, Spittel, Spittle, Walter, Walters, Wason, Wasson, Waters, Watson, Watt, Watters, Weir, Yool, Yuille, Yule, and Zuill. There are also many spelling variants of Buchanan not on this list that are welcome.

Some of the septs are Buchanan by blood descent, and others by their allegiance and affiliation historically with the clan. Clans are not always blood families. Clans were often more like war-bands who held a particular territory in the days before surnames were fixed. Clan Buchanan Society International welcomes any who descend from the septs above:

This list welcomes posts on Buchanan (and all variant spellings of the surname), and all recognized septs of Clan Buchanan. The posts should be restricted to Clan Buchanan, its septs, its history, and genealogy. Please put the surname that you are posting about in the subject tag of an initial chain. Any off topic postings may be deleted.

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