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Hi my name is Iain Farquhar MacRae.
can anyone shed some light as to why this name appears so much.

Query posted by : Iain

23 Aug 2009 at 16.42
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Iain or John is not as common as Duncan Donald Farquar or Alexander ( Alastair) amongst the MacRaes. Farquhar was the name of one of the best known worthies of the clan The Rev Farquar born 1580 an M A of Edinburgh Univ and Vicar of Kintail & Constable of Eilean Donan castle. Kintail MacRaes have an excellent crib to their geneology in the Rev Alexander MACRAE's History of the Clan MacRae

Reply posted by : Iain A MacRae

8 Oct 2009 at 20.07
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