Orkney- Background

Administrators

Surnames

Eunson, Sinclair, Spence

Background

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Here is a list of Orkney surnames:
Aime ,Allan ,Anderson ,Angus ,Annal ,Arcus ,Arnet ,Arnot ,Bain ,Balfour ,Ballantyne ,Ballenden ,Banks ,Baikie ,Baillie ,Barnet ,Begg ,Berger ,Burghar ,Berstan ,Bews ,Bichan ,Black ,Brass ,Bremner ,Brock ,Brodie ,Brotchie ,Brown ,Buchan ,Buchanan ,Budge ,Burgess ,Caird ,Caithness ,Calder ,Campbell ,Chalmers ,Chambers ,Clouston ,Cock ,Comloquoy ,Cooper ,Cormack ,Corrigal ,Corsie ,Corston ,Copland ,Corner ,Cowper ,Craigie ,Crawford ,Crear ,Cromarty ,Croy ,Cruickshank ,Cumming ,Cursiter ,Cuthbert ,Cutt ,Dass ,Davidson ,Davie ,Dearness ,Delday ,Dennison ,Dick ,Donaldson ,Drever ,Drummond ,Duncan ,Dunnet ,Durran ,Esson ,Eunson ,Farquhar ,Fea ,Fergus ,Fiddler ,Findlay ,Finlay ,Firth ,Flaws ,Flett ,Fotheringhame ,Foubister ,Foulis ,Fraser ,Frisken ,Garrioch ,Garson ,Gaudie ,Gibson ,Goar ,Gorn ,Gorrie ,Graham ,Grant ,Gray ,Grieve ,Groat ,Groundwater ,Gullion ,Gunn ,Gutcher ,Guthrie ,Hackland ,Halcro ,Halliday ,Hamiger ,Harrold ,Harvie ,Hay ,Heddle ,Hepburn ,Hercus ,Hewison ,Higgins ,Hildie ,Holland ,Holm ,Horrie ,Hourie ,Hourston ,Hume ,Hunter ,Hunto ,Huntow ,Hutchison ,Inkster ,Irvine ,Irving ,Isbister ,Johnston ,Kaid ,Kelday ,Kemp ,Kent ,King ,Kirkness ,Laing ,Laird ,Lamb ,Laughton ,Learmonth ,Leask ,Leith ,Lennie ,Leslie ,Liddle ,Linay ,Linklater ,Logie ,Loutit ,Lyon ,Mainland ,Malcolm ,Malcolmson ,Manson ,Marwick ,Mason ,Matches ,Matheson ,Mathewson ,Meadows ,Meason ,McClellan ,McFie ,McKenzie ,McLellan ,McPhee ,Melville ,Meil ,Michal ,Michael ,Mill ,Milne ,Mitchell ,Moar ,Mode ,Moodie ,Morwick ,Mowat ,Muir ,Munro ,Murray ,Nesbit ,Newland ,Nicolson ,Nisbet ,Norquoy ,Ogilvie ,Omand ,Paplay ,Paterson ,Pauvy ,Peace ,Petrie ,Pottinger ,Redland ,Reid ,Rendall ,Rich ,Ritch ,Robertson ,Robson ,Rosie ,Ross ,Rousay ,Ryrie ,Rusland ,Ruslune ,Russell ,Sabiston ,Sandison ,Scarth ,Scollay ,Scott ,Seatter ,Setter ,Shearer ,Short ,Sinclair ,Skea ,Slater ,Smith ,Spence ,Stensgair ,Stevenson ,Stewart ,Stickler ,Stokan ,Stout ,Stove ,Stow ,Stuart ,Sutherland ,Swanney ,Swanson ,Tait ,Taylor ,Thomson ,Towers ,Towrie ,Traill ,Tulloch ,Turfus ,Tyler ,Vallion ,Velzian ,Wallace ,Walls ,Wards ,Watt ,Westray ,Williamson ,Wilson ,Wishart ,Work ,Wylie ,Yorston ,Young

Here is a list of the islands:
Auskerry, Brough of Birsay, Burray, Calf of Eday, Cava, Copinsay, Damsay, Eday, Egilsay, Eynhallow, Fara, Faray, Flotta, Gairsay, Glims Holm, Graemsay, Holm of Papa, Hoy, Hunda, Lamb Holm, Linga Holm, Muckle Green Holm, Muckle Skerry, North Ronaldsay, Orkney Mainland, Papa Stronsay, Papa Westray, Rousay, Rysa Little, Sanday, Shapinsay, South Ronaldsay, South Walls, Stronsay, Switha, Swona, Westray, Wyre

Paternal Haplogroups
L21+, L48+, L22+, S181+, M17+,Z1+,Z8+

Maternal Haplogroups
X, J, H

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