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Origins and History


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"BUIE, BOWIE. From the Gaelic adjective buidhe "yellow (or fair) haired.' In Argyllshire curtailed forms of MACILBOWIE, q.v. Bowie was and still is a common name in Jura, and there was a small sept of the name in South Uist. The Bowies of Strathspey are counted followers of the Grants. Mathow Bouie, free burgess brouster in Inverness, 1614 (Rec. Inc., n, ?. 123). James Buie in Nether Auchinrivock, 670 (Campsie). John Buy and Donald Buy appear in the Inverness Stent Roll, 1671 (More Cuttoden papers, i, p. 183, 185), and Alexander Buj in Portclare is in record, 1679 (IDR., p. 91). A lykewake was held for Alexander Buie in Elgin, 1737 (Rec. Elgin, n, p. 336). Bouwie 1686, Bui 1704. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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