Shetland Islands

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About us

Do you have 2 or more grandparents from Orkney or Shetland? 

Join VIKING II, the fastest growing Viking genetics study in the UK, led by Prof. Jim Flett Wilson, University of Edinburgh. 

For more information and to register, visit our website: www.ed.ac.uk/viking



Surnames eligible for Project IF there is GENEALOGICAL EVIDENCE linking the direct Y-chromosome (male line) or mtDNA (female line) ancestor to Shetland (A PRE-REQUISITE FOR ADMISSION TO THE PROJECT): Abernethy, Adamson, Adie, Affleck, Aitken, Anderson, Angus, Archibald, Arcus, Arnott, Arthur, Arthurson, Bain, Bairnson, Balfour, Barclay, Barron, Bartleson, Beattie, Begg, Bigland, Black, Blackbeard, Blance, Bolt, Bourmaster, Boy, Brown, Bruce, Budge, Burgar, Calder, Cattanch, Chalmers, Charleson, Cheyne, Christie, Clark, Cogle, Copland, Coutts, Craigie, Cromarty, Cumming, Dalziel, Danielson, Davidson, Dempster, Donaldson, Doull, Drever, Dunbar, Duncan, Edmonston, Edwardson, Erasmuson, Eunson, Farquhar, Fea, Findlayson, Flaws, Fordyce, Fraser, Frederickson, Gabrielson, Galt, Ganson, Gardner, Garrick, Garthson, Gear, Georgeson, Gifford, Goodlad, Goudie, Gray, Greig, Gunn, Guthrie, Halcrow, Harper, Harrison, Hart, Hawick, Hay, Hectorson, Henderson, Henry, Herculeson, Hoseason, Hughson, Hunter, Hutchison, Inkster, Irvine, Isbister, Jacobson, Jameson, Jamieson, Jeromson, Johnson, Johnston, Kay, Kelman, Laing, Laurenceson, Leask, Leisk, Linklatter, Louttit, MacPherson, Mainland, Malcolmson, Mann, Manson, Marmadukeson, Marshall, Mather, Mathieson, Matthewson, McIntosh, Mitchell, Moar, Moncrieff, Moodie, Morrison, Mowat, Muir, Murmason, Murray, Neven, Nice, Nicholson, Nicolson, Ninianson, Nisbet, Odie, Ogilvy, Ollason, Omand, Park, Paterson, Paton, Pearson, Peterson, Petrie, Pitcairn, Pole, Poleson, Pottinger, Ramsay, Ratter, Reid, Rendall, Ridland, Robertson, Russell, Samuelson, Sandison, Scollay, Scott, Sharp, Shearer, Shewan, Shewardson, Simpson, Sinclair, Slater, Smith, Spence, Stewart, Stout, Strong, Sutherland, Sybeson, Tait, Tarrell, Taylor, Theodoreson, Thomason, Thompson, Traill, Tulideff, Tulloch, Twatt, Umphray, Urquhart, Veder, Walterson, Ward, Watt, White, Williamson, Wilson, Winchester, Winwick, Wishart, Wood, Yates, Yorston, Youngclaus.