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I Am of Scottish Ancestry

This is a group for people whose ancestors were Scots. This includes current residents of Scotland as well as those who have never been to Scotland, but claim heredity from one or more Scots. 252 People

    I am descended from both the Ross

    and the Stewart Clans. Primary the Ross Clan.
    CowboyFarmer CowboyFarmer 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    ​Ever since I was little I've been drawn to

    Scotland, and England too really... it's all just so beautiful, magical and mystical to me. I love the countryside, the medieval ruins and the strength and humor of the people. Kilts are nice too, as are those cute furry cows :) My fascination probably started with Arthurian...
    warmlight warmlight 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 7

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    Born And Raised

    my entire family are scots, and i am a proud wee lass of scotland!!!
    highlandwolf highlandwolf 16-17, F May 27, 2012

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    I am half scottish on my farthers side.

    But I live england. I support the Scotland international side in football and rugby over the English. I gues this is because of my dad. I am proud of my scottish ancestry. Another note my ancestors were actually part of the free masons (they are a secret order with very strict...
    JamesD649 JamesD649 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    Proud of My Scottiish Heritage

    My 5th great-grandfather left his home town on the Kintyre peninsula, Argyleshire, Scotland and came to the American colonies in the latter half of the 18th Century.  A member fo the Church of Scotland, he soon affiliated with a Presbyterian church not...
    wannawank wannawank 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Finding Out

    Me and my mum were at Subway, and she was on her iPhone like crazy. Then she told me that I was from Scotland, it explained a lot to. Then all of my life made sense. I thought and thought about every thing, hmmm, I can speak Scottish and British, I'm good at golf. At first I only...
    ScottishSkateboarder ScottishSkateboarder 13-15, F Mar 27, 2013

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    2nd Gen

    Grandparents on father's side came over early in 20th century, not together, but met & married here in the US of A.
    badonkadoku badonkadoku 46-50, M Jul 29, 2010

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    18th Century Scots

    My ancestors came to this America in the latter half of the 18th Century.  My fifth great-grandfather came with his wife and son and settled on farmland they purchased.  The family pretty much lost its Scottish identity.  I only discovered it...
    m2mdad m2mdad 56-60, M 3 Responses Jun 2, 2010

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    I have both Highland

    and Lowland (Borders) Scots blood... my mother's line includes MacLaines of Lochbuie (we think - spellings were far from standardized back then!), and my father's, Bordermen of Selkirk. In fact, one of his ancestors, and thus mine, was Mayor of Selkirk when Sir Walter Scott was...
    Outdoorsman1965 Outdoorsman1965 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    I traced my Scottish ancestors back to a little

    town north of Glasgow with a population of 400 currently. They were fishermen and crofters. Couple years ago I was able to visit Scotland, to walk on the ground that my great-great-great-great grandparents walked on. We rented a little boat and fished at the head of the loch...
    canichangethislater canichangethislater 26-30, M Mar 6

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    Time For Another Trip

    It was over a decade ago when I decided to give my girls a taste of one slice of their ancestry. It was Christmas, and I was big on themes back then. So we had a wee bit of a Scottish Christmas, with kilt-wearing teddy bears and shortbread for each daughter. Wish I could say...
    FeelingOrange FeelingOrange 46-50, F Aug 23, 2012

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    I Own A Castel!

    yeah i guess i am related to scottish royalty....kelso is my last name. from what i know kelso was a large district. and there is a kelso castel not to mention kelsoland which is now brisbane. i love it, just wish i knew more.
    shadowhuntersoforegon shadowhuntersoforegon 22-25, F Apr 1, 2012

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    I Have Scottish Ancestry

    i found out my great great gran/grandad are from the isle of skye mccloud clan cant help feeling very proud i have yet to visit the island but having looked at pic's on the internet it is beautiful with fairy pools and there is a castle which is still in the family theres so much...
    mariebaby mariebaby 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    My Boss Once Told Me It Was Because The English Were Invaded So Often

    He was quite right though. However. On my Mother's side of the family we are closely linked to the Clarkes and the Drysdales. My middle name is Bruce. My father named me that after guess who? 'Robert the Bruce'. He persevered. He succeeded. His story is a salutary lesson in life...
    Julienne2 Julienne2 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    Hi Im Kylee From New Zealand

    hi i have both scottish on my dad side and italtian on my mums side ancestory
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 8, 2011

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    I Have Close Scottish Relatives

    Me grandmother was born in Scotland, forced to immagrate to NZ in ww2 when she was just 14. Had me dad who's a British citizen now (which is the equivalent of scottish citizenship) So I claim to be half scottish. I am very proud of my scottish relatives and plan to live in or...
    Tartankilt Tartankilt 16-17 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    West Coast Highlands

    That is where my ancestors came from. Some were Templar Knights as the clan history dates back to 1235 and photos show the short graves they were buried in. They were short as the lower leg bones were removed and placed on the chest representing the skull and cross bones, a...
    ozroller ozroller 51-55, M Sep 6, 2012

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    My maternal grandmother comes from the line of

    Robert the Bruce. Recently had a family tree paid for and our family is linked to Robert as well as the Keith clan. I believe it's Keith, if anyone's interested I can get the specifics. Proud of it too, even though my grandma was threatened to be shot in Ireland. :-)
    ThisStarShinesBright ThisStarShinesBright 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Scottish Islander And Highlander

    Currently living in sunny (ha!) Stromness, in the Orkneys. I love it here. It's beautiful. And Scottish, obviously! My heritage is pure Scot. I was born in Lerwick (Shetlands) but moved to Moray when I was seven. When I was fourteen, we moved back to Lerwick, and I studied to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 23, 2013

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    Wedding Pooper Blooper

    My cousin in Scotland sent me an email today of an article in a newspaper back there.It was about a couple who got married,the bride in white and the groom in highland dress and like any true scotsman he did not wear any underpants beneath his kilt.He sat on the bride's knee for...
    Rapolis Rapolis 66-70, M Jun 6, 2011

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    We Talked Many Times As Kids

    my wife and i bothhave scottish ancestry and we talked many time about going to scottland as adults and visitthe country she was killed at 19 but i still home to make the trip some day and rent a BMW bike there to ride around the country on
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 11, 2011

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    2nd Gen

    My paternal grandparents came to this country in 1908 (independently--they met here).  Unfortunately they both had passed away before I was born.  Nevertheless, my dad & aunt kept the flame as I grew up hearing them singing 'Loch Lomond' & "I love a lassie," playing records of...
    mrmoo1231 mrmoo1231 46-50, M Apr 23, 2011

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    Clan Irwin

    Remember Robert the Bruce: Prince and King. To him, as to the man by whom salvation has been wrought unto our people, we are bound both by law and by his merits that our freedom may be still maintained, and by him, come what may, we mean to stand. ~The Declaration of Arbroath...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2010

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    Ulster Scot

    any other ulster scots out there im northern irish of scots desendancy i have bells irwins irvines as in family names most interesting is that my great grandmother was a west supposedly related to the john west salmon family from ayrshire ive passed the place many times on my...
    prettyflamingo prettyflamingo 41-45, F 12 Responses Dec 11, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Going back to the line of my great great grandparents I discover that I am 1/16 Scottish; 1/16 Yorkist; 1/16 Cestrian; 2/16 Welsh and 11/16 Lancastrian - what a melting pot of...
    queerinthehead queerinthehead 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm half Scottish, half Irish. I like to get drunk and fight with myself.
    Dantescircle Dantescircle 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Like a stick of rock, all the way through. You can take me out of Scotland, but at the heart and core I'll never be anything else. Damned proud of that too.
    encamino67 encamino67 46-50, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Im bored so thought id share 10 random facts about myself 1) i have 2 older brothers and one younger sister 2) I'm of Irish, Scottish and Welsh ancestry 3) I lived in Australia for...
    redheadbandit redheadbandit 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    Its a part of me and who I am and I take pride in it because I will never be anything else I'il use my own identity to give me strength and make me strong throughout life and face...
    crowe15 crowe15 18-21, M Jul 25

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    We are still doing all we will for making the change in excess of and welcome families. Be sure to keep your eyes open up for the reason that the moment we get it, We're going to...
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    I'm not perfect and I know no one is but I'm Scottish and that is about as close as anyone can come
    here2spankgirls here2spankgirls 51-55, M 11 hrs ago

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    I am part Scottish and I wear a kilt. I usually don't wear anything under my kilt
    Born2BeNude Born2BeNude 18-21, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    In my ancestry, there was an ancestor born in the old kingdom of Asturias. My parents have made me very aware of our ancestry.
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    Conclude in Poland’s Warsaw that has managed to not only survive, but thrive, following a tumultuous background.Think about existence as one of many Scottish nobility on...
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    An English man, Irishman and a Scottishman are sitting in a pub full of people. The Englishman says, "The pubs in England are the best. You can buy one drink and get a second one...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F Jul 27

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    Two Scottish nuns go to America Two Scottish nuns had just arrived to the US by boat when one said to the other, "I heard that the occupants of this country actually eat dogs...
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    mikemcneil mikemcneil 46-50, M 5 Responses Jul 21

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    My ancestry is English, Irish,Australian and I think maybe french judging by my grandmothers last name but im not fully sure😕
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F Jul 27

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    I am British and have always been resident in the here. However my ancestry is Irish.. :-)
    jetetter jetetter 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Despite my being born in Madrid, I am Galician. Both my parents are Galicians, despite our mixed ancestry.I will always be a Galician wherever my roamings take me.
    Catram21 Catram21 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    My mother has some Jewish blood. It is quite recent in our ancestry and there was Jewish blood from before... The Jewish people got a bad deal from the Spanish centuries ago, even...
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