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"Local: from the parish of Buchanan in Stirlingshire. The family are descended from Macoum de Boquhanan, whose name is on the Ragman's Roll, 1296. "(The origin and signification of Scottish surnames. Clifford Stanley Sims, 1862)
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"BUCHANAN. From the district of the name in Stirlingshire. The original name of the Buchanans was MACAUSLAN, q.v. Buchanan of Auchmar (in 1723) says the original patronymic was retained by the eldest cadet when disused by the rest of the clan, but in the old genealogical tree of the Buchanans, of date 1602, the first Buchanan mentioned is "Sir Valtir vat conquest pairt of ye landis frae ye Mauslanis" (Strathendrick, p. 284). ('Conquest' is an old Scots law term meaning the acquisition of real property in other ways than by inheritance.) Dominus Absolone de Buchkan witnessed a charter by Malcolm, earl of Lennox to Sir Robert Herthford, precentor of Glasgow, a. 1224 (RMP., p. 217). Alan de Buchanan was one of the witnesses to a charter of lands of Gartechonerane to Malcolm Macedolf c. 1270 (Levenax, p. 84). Malcolm de Bougheannan who rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 205) is probably Malcolm Macabsolon, one of the witnesses to a 0 charter by Earl Malcolm to Sir John of Luss, 1316. Walter de Buchanan had a grant of Auchmarr in 1373 (Levenax, p. 59). Maurice Buchanan, who acted as treasurer to Princess Margaret, wife of the Dauphin of France (afterwards Louis xi) is reputed to have been author of the Book of Pluscarden. George Buchanan (1506-82) was a Latin scholar of European fame, and James Buchanan (1791 11888), fifteenth president of the United States was of Scottish ancestry. Among the Pennsylvania Germans Buchanan is used as an Englishing of Buchenhain. Balquhannan 1566, Balqunannen 1553, Bochannane 1627, Boquhannan and Buchquhannan 1536, Boquhennan 1621, Boquhennane 1622, Bowhanan and Bowhannan 1562, Buchquhannane 1526, Buchquannan 1525, Buchunnuch 1662, Bucquannane 1622, Bucquhannane 1492, Buhannane 1588, Buquhannan 1512, Buquhannane 1611. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|Pat Buchanan||Patrick Joseph "Pat" Buchanan (born November 2, 1938) is an American conservative political commentator, author, syndicated columnist, politician and broadcaster.|
|Ken Buchanan||Ken Buchanan (born 28 June 1945) is a former world boxing champion.|
|George Buchanan||George Buchanan (February, 1506 - 28 September 1582), was a Scottish historian and humanist scholar.|
|John Buchanan||John MacLennan Buchanan, PC, QC (born April 22, 1931) is a Canadian lawyer and former politician who served as Premier of Nova Scotia from 1978 to 1990 and as a member of the Senate of Canada from 1990 to 2006.|
|Barry Buchanan||Barry Buchanan (born January 5, 1968) is an American professional wrestler, best known for his appearances as Bull Buchanan and B-2 in the Entertainment.|
|Jensen Buchanan||Jensen Buchanan (born July 18, 1962 in Montgomery, Alabama) is an American actress, best known for portraying Sarah Gordon Buchanan #1 on "One Life to Live"(1987?1990).|
|Franklin Buchanan||Franklin Buchanan (September 13, 1800 ? May 11, 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy who became an admiral in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War, and commanded the ironclad CSS "Virginia".|
|Ian Buchanan||Ian Buchanan (born June 16 1957) is a Scottish television actor who most recently starred on the soap opera "All My Children" as Dr.|
|Shamari Buchanan||Shamari Buchanan (born January 11, 1977) is an American football wide receiver.|
|John Buchanan||John Paul Buchanan is a freelance journalist, and was a fringe Republican candidate in the 2004 Presidential race.|
|Jack Buchanan||Jack Buchanan (2 April 1891 ? 20 October 1957) was a British theatre and film actor, singer, producer and director.|
|John P. Buchanan||John Price Buchanan (1847?1930) was Governor of the U.|
|Roy Buchanan||Roy Buchanan (September 23, 1939 - August 14, 1988) was an American guitarist and blues musician.|
|Angus Buchanan||Angus Buchanan VC MC (11 August 1894 ? 1 March 1944) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.|
|Larry Buchanan||Larry Buchanan (born Marcus Larry Seale Jr.|
|Buck Buchanan||Junious "Buck" Buchanan (September 10, 1940 ? July 16, 1992) was an American who played collegiate and Professional Football as a defensive tackle.|
|James P. Buchanan||James Paul Buchanan (30 April 1867 ? 22 February 1937) served as U.|
|Judd Buchanan||Judd Buchanan, PC, OC (born July 25, 1929) is a former Canadian politician and businessman.|
|Ray Buchanan||Raymond Louis Buchanan (born September 29, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football player in the NFL.|
|Edgar Buchanan||Edgar Buchanan (March 20, 1903 ? April 4, 1979) was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the "Petticoat Junction", "Green Acres" and "Beverly Hillbillies" television sitcoms of the 1960s.|
|Bay Buchanan||Angela Marie "Bay" Buchanan (born December 23, 1948) is a prominent conservative political commentator and served as Treasurer of the United States under President Ronald Reagan.|
|Claudius Buchanan||Claudius Buchanan (12 March 1766 ? 9 February 1815) was a Scottish theologian, an ordained minister of the Church of England, and an extremely 'low church' missionary for the Church Missionary Society.|
|Scott Buchanan||Scott Milross Buchanan (March 17, 1895 - March 25, 1968) was an American philosopher, educator, and foundation consultant.|
|Neil Buchanan||Neil Buchanan (born 11 October 1961) is a British television presenter best known for his work on the CITV programme "Art Attack", a television programme that he presented during its run from 1990 to 2007.|
|Beverly Buchanan||Beverly Buchanan (b.|
|Keisha Buchanan||Keisha Buchanan (born Keisha Kerreece Fayeanne Buchanan on 30 September 1984 in Westminster, London) is an English singer-songwriter and was the longest-standing founding member of the Brit Award-winning girl group Sugababes.|
|Glenn Buchanan||Glenn Buchanan (born Townsville, 19 November 1962) was an Australian butterfly swimmer of the 1980s from Townsville, who won two bronze medals in the 100?m butterfly and the 4???100?m medley relay, at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.|
|William Ashbury Buchanan||William Ashbury Buchanan, (born: July 2, 1876 South Monaghan, Ontario died: July 12, 1954) was a journalist, publisher and politician based in Alberta.|
|Simone Buchanan||Simone Louise Buchanan (born 11 March 1968 in Marrickville, New South Wales) is an Australian actress best known her television roles as Samantha Fitzgerald in the soap opera "Neighbours", and Debbie Kelly in the situation comedy "Hey Dad.|
|Vera Buchanan||Vera Daerr Buchanan (July 20 1902 ? November 26 1955) was a Democratic member of the U.|
|Frank Buchanan||Frank Buchanan (December 1, 1902?April 27, 1951) was a Democratic member of the U.|
|Isaac Buchanan||Isaac Buchanan (July 21 1810 ? October 1 1883) was a businessman and political figure in Canada West.|
|Robert C. Buchanan||Robert Christie Buchanan (March 1, 1811 ? November 29, 1878) was an American military officer who served in the Mexican War and then was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.|
|James S. Buchanan||James Shannon Buchanan (October 14 1864 ? March 20 1930) was the fourth president of the University of Oklahoma.|
|Rosy Buchanan||Rosalyn Buchanan (born 8 November 1961), Australian politician was an Australian Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.|
|Maura Buchanan||Maura Buchanan is a British nurse who has been president of the Royal College of Nursing since 2006.|
|Thomas Buchanan||Thomas Buchanan MLA (born 30 July 1963) is a Unionist politician from Northern Ireland and serves as a Democratic Unionist Party MLA for West Tyrone in the Northern Ireland Assembly.|
|Archibald C. Buchanan||Archibald C.|
|John A. Buchanan||John Alexander Buchanan (October 7, 1843 ? September 2, 1921) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Virginia and a judge of the Supreme Court of Virginia.|
|Andrew Buchanan||Andrew Buchanan (April 8, 1780 ? December 2, 1848) was a member of the U.|
|Russell Buchanan||Russell A.|
|Sam Buchanan||Sam Taylor Buchanan (born August 3, 1991 in Aldershot, Hampshire in the United Kingdom) is an actor.|
|Jim Buchanan||James Forrest Buchanan (July 1, 1876 ? June 15, 1949) was a professional baseball player.|
|Shawn Buchanan||Shawn Buchanan is an Canadian poker player from Vancouver, British Columbia who won the World Poker Tour Mandalay Bay Poker Championship in 2007, earning $768,775.|
|Alan Buchanan||Alan Gilmore Buchanan (b.|
|David Buchanan||David Thomas Hugh Buchanan (born 6 May 1986) is an English-born footballer who plays for Bury as a defender.|
|James Buchanan||James Buchanan (June 17, 1838 ? October 30, 1900) was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1885 to 1893.|
|Henry Buchanan||Henry Kanonta Buchanan (born August 5, 1978 in Capitol Heights, Maryland) is an American boxer.|
|Ron Buchanan||Ronald Leonard "Bucky" Buchanan (b.|
|Robin Buchanan||Robin Buchanan is the former Dean and President of London Business School.|
|Liam Buchanan||Liam Buchanan (born 27 March 1985 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish professional footballer currently playing for Scottish First Division side Partick Thistle.|
|Robert Buchanan||Robert John Buchanan (1868?1907) was a Scottish footballer who played as a forward in the 1890s.|
|John Buchanan||John Buchanan (born 19 September, 1951 in Dingwall) is a Scottish former professional footballer.|
|Al Buchanan||Al Buchanan (born May 17, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played 4 games in the National Hockey League with the Toronto Maple Leafs in late 40s.|
|Norman Buchanan||Norman Bruce Buchanan (MC) (September 16 1915 ? June 27 2008) was a furniture retailer and political figure in the Province of New Brunswick, Canada.|
|Gordon Buchanan||Gordon Buchanan is a Scottish wildlife film maker.|
|James Buchanan||James Buchanan, Jr.|
|Robert Buchanan||Robert "Rab" Buchanan (born 1962 in Glasgow) is a former Scottish actor, most famous for playing in three films by director Bill Forsyth: "That Sinking Feeling" (1980), "Gregory's Girl" (1981), and "Comfort and Joy" (1984).|
|Isobel Buchanan||Isobel Buchanan (born 15 March 1954) is a Scottish operatic soprano.|
|June Buchanan||June Buchanan (c.|
|Darryl Buchanan||Darryl Buchanan is former City Administrator and City Ombudsman of the City of Flint, Michigan.|
|Allen Buchanan||Allen Buchanan (December 22, 1876 ? January 12, 1940) was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz.|
|John Buchanan||Jock Buchanan (3 January 1935 ? 1 September 2009) was a Scottish association football player, who played for Hibernian, Raith Rovers and Newport County in the 1950s and 1960s.|
|Chase Buchanan||Chase Buchanan (born June 4, 1991 in Columbus, Ohio) is a professional American men's tennis player.|
|Peter Buchanan||Peter Buchanan (1915 ? 1977) was a Scottish footballer who played at both professional and international levels.|