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"ANDREW. This surname, from the baptismal name Andrew (in Greek Airulrcas, 'manly') is common in Scotland both as forename and as a surname. Its popularity, no doubt, is due to its being the name of Scotland's patron saint. In the Highlands the name was early adopted appearing in Gaelic as AinJrca, with a dialectic form Anndra (due probably to Lowland pronunciation of Andrew). Andreas, clericus Moraviensis, in record, a. 1242 (RAA., I, p. 144), Andrew, a monk of Dunfermline, became bishop of Caithness in the reign of David i. [Duncan] fiz Andrew of the county of Dumfries rendered homage in 1296 (Bain, n, 810), and John, son of Andree de Huchtirardor (Auchterarder) had a charter of a tenement in Hachtirardor in 1330 (RAA., n, p. 6). John Andree and Adam Andree were present at the perambulation of the boundaries of Kyrknes and Louchor in 1395 (RPSA., p. 3), Wielelmus Andro and Johannes Andro were common councillors of Aberdeen, 1399 (Guildnj, p. 184), and Malcolm Andree was a tenant of the bishop of Aberdeen in 1511 (REA., i, p. 375). James Andro and Kethrin Andro were 'fylit of picry' (pilfering) in 1488 (Lanark, p. 1), Alexander Andree was sergeand in Aberdeen in 1463, Alene Andro had a tack of two oxgangs in Bellady in 1514 ( (CuparAngus, i, p. 294), and Magister Alexander Andro was retoured heir in lands in Glasgow in 1605 (Retours, Lanark, 53). Androe 1661, Andrew 1546. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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