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Tentative list of actual, probable and possible Flemish names in Scotland


Actual


Core Flemish names

Fleming

Flemming

Flanders

Flanderensis


Examples of Variants on Fleming

Flemyng

Fleeming

Flamang

Flammang

Flamank

Flament

Flement



Probable


List of names identified in Beryl Platts, Scottish Hazard: The Flemish Nobility and their Impact on Scotland, London, 1985 as of Flemish origin on the basis of heraldic research.


Abernethy

Anstruther

Baird

Balliol (+ Bell, Beal, Beale, le Bel, Bailey etc. from Bell Roots by J. E and F. J. Bell)

Boswell

Brodie

Bruce

Cameron

Campbell

Comyn

Crawfurd

Douglas

Erskine

Hamilton

Innes

Leith

Leslie

Lindsay

Lochore

Montgomerie

Murray

Oliphant

Seton

Stewart

Stirling


Possible


Hazel, Hazeel, Hazell  (EM from Francis Hazeel dated 2 Sept 2012

Waddell, Woodall, Weddell etc (EM from Caroline Bingley dated 16 Aug 2012)

Morrens, Morran (EM from E, Darby dated 16 Aug, 2012)

Binnie, Binning, Bennie and Porteous (EM from Elizabeth Russon dated 16 Aug 2012)

Bremner (EM from Jocelyn Millett dated 17 Aug 2012)

Plender, Plenderleith (EM from Sheena Macpherson dated 17 Aug 2012)

Dewar, De War (Walloons?)  (EM from M. Davidson dated 17 Aug 2012)

Younger, Junker (EM from Liz LeCour dated 18 Aug 2012)

Mutch (EM from Sandra Mutch dated 19 Aug 2012)

Deurs (EM from Mike Smith dated 17 Aug 2012)

Preynne (1685) to Prayne to Pren (1705) to Prenn (1749) to Prain (EM from J.Prain dated 17 Aug, 2012).

Kettle, Pundler, Stein, Clow, Hally, Frizall, Clemmet, Houbron (EM from Lee Cloe dated 18 Aug 2012)

Flucker,  Flockhart (EM from Gordon Young dated 18 Aug 2012)

Dowie ( EM from Gary Dowie dated 18 Aug 2012)

Petrie (EM from Jeff Hill dated 19 Aug 2012)

Kessen (EM from Margaret Frood on 4 Sep, 2012)

Swankie (EM from Lawrie Neish dated 28 Sep 2012)

Sutherland (EM from John Sutherland dated 6 Oct, 2012)

Beaton (EM from Fiona Porter dated 8 Dec 2012)

Holm (EM from Valerie Muller dated 11 Dec 2012)

Mortimer (EM from T C Smout dated 29 Dec 2012)


Other


List of names of Flemish people who came to Scotland around 1601, often via Norwich.

These names were identified in David Dobson, Huguenot and Scots Links (1575-1775), Baltimore, 2005


Bart  (p.4)

Bishop   (p.7)  

Byschop  (p.11)

Clasen   (p.19)

Cowart   (p.22)

De Corte  (p.28)

Den Turk  (p.36)

De Pyel  (p.37)

Henman  (p.53)

Le Rouge   (p.65)

Roche   (p.82)

Sturman   (p.87)

Van der Broeck (p.90)

Van Houte  (p.90)

Vermont  (p.91)