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"ALPIN, ALPINE. Gallo-Latin Alpinus, Welsh Elffin. In Irish records written Alphin (AU., 693), Alpin (AU., 858), Elphine (Tighemach, 622). "Two or three Pictish kings had borne the name of Alpin, the first being on his father's side a Dalriad Scot: but no other instance of it is found among the Dalriad Scots until we come to the father of Kenneth (Nicholson," KR., p. 82). "Whatever the origin of the name (it can have nothing to do with Alba), it has survived into the modern language as Alpan, without a trace of British phonetic development" (Prof. Fraser, SGS., n, p. 199). Alpinus, canon of Dunblane, 1287 (Inchaffray, p. Ill), was elected to the bishopric after the death of Bishop William in 1296 (Dowden, p. 200). Alpin mac Donald was one of the witnesses to a charter of the halfpenny land of the church of Killilan granted to the monks of Paisley, 1295 (RMP., p. 138). Some Ailpin has given name to Rathelpin now Rathelpie in Fife (Watson i, p. 237). See ELPHIN and MACALPIN. 0 "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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