Author Topic: what does the word ban mean when seen in a name  (Read 229 times)

Offline marcie dean

  • RootsChat Aristocrat
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,572
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
what does the word ban mean when seen in a name
« on: Monday 21 March 16 20:44 GMT (UK) »
I was doing my family treeand found john ban campbell must be gealic for something but do not know what can anyone help not gealic speaking myself, I can only guess
 son of?
marcie deane
Scotlandorkney flett bell, strickland laird traillcalqahoun.
Lanark/Argyll/Renfrew/Ayr:Smith, Steele,Kirkwood,Hamilton,May,orO'mayscott and anderso, craig , forbes taggart Kirkwood, milloy and steel apart ftom others which are numerous, graham mcilroy. stewart.brown battonisle of sku rothsay etc.
 searl rogers sutherland
Edinburgh/Aberdeen:portsea marsh,brownwhittcomb and others. to numerous to mentionweymouth frank.  Laidlaw,Brown,Dean//Charles/Hall/Slight/Johnston belgium loquet

Offline keyboard86

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 17,056
    • View Profile
Re: what does the word ban mean when seen in a name
« Reply #1 on: Monday 21 March 16 21:05 GMT (UK) »
Hi doing a bit of googling Ban/Bann seems to be related to "Fair haired"!

Keyboard86
Pelly/Pelley/Kingsbury/Challis/Nalder/Rochester/Raydenbow

UK Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Offline conahy calling

  • RootsChat Aristocrat
  • ******
  • Posts: 1,452
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Re: what does the word ban mean when seen in a name
« Reply #2 on: Monday 21 March 16 21:06 GMT (UK) »
Sounds like "Bawn" 
Means white - was probably fair haired.

agree Keyboard86