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|Sarah Grierson o Lag,|
|Chief o the Name an Airms o Grierson.|
|Historic seat||Lag Tower|
The name Grierson is frae the Scots lawlands.
The surname Grierson is no a patronymic form o the medieval Scots personal name Grier which is a form o the personal name Gregory. It haes been speculatit bi some that thay mey descend frae the same line as Clan Gregor, housomeivver this is refutit bi ithers ; David Alan Grierson suggests a closer leuk at the meanin o the surname o Grierson, wheniver translatit intae gaelic, literally means MacGriogair. The principal seat o the Griersons wis Lag, which wis obtained in aboot 1408.
The current chief o the name Grierson, an a member o the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs. is Sarah Grierson of Lag, the first female tae hauld this role in an unbroken line frae the faimily o Grierson o Lag.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Grierson Name Meaning and History". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 2008-04-22.; see an aa "Grier Name Meaning and History". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
- "Clan Grierson". Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs (clanchiefs.org). Retrieved 2010-12-15.
- "The Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs Members of the Standing Council". Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs (clanchiefs.org). Retrieved 2010-12-02.