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From: "claudia mona striewe" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 2:38 AM
Subject: Re: Crinan or Albanach & Grimus
"Alba" is in Scottish Gaelic the name for the country or kingdom of
Scotland, "Albannach" is a Scotsman.
In case I understand it correctly, your ancestor might have been called, or
might have named himself like that simply because he was a Scotsman.
Sorry, no idea about the other two names at the moment.
> Can anyone tell me the origin of the name Albanach is it Dalriada Irish.
> have an ancestor that went by this name also the name Crinan and Grimus.
> Loch Crinan besides Argyl, named for him or did he get his name from the