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About the Duncan surname


Scottish and Irish (of Scottish origin): from the Gaelic personal name Donnchadh, composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + a derivative of cath ‘battle’, Anglicized in Ireland as Donagh or Donaghue. Compare Donahue.

Irish (Sligo): used as an Anglicized equivalent of Gaelic Ó Duinnchinn ‘descendant of Donncheann’, a byname composed of the elements donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’ + ceann ‘head’.

from Balázs Déri

Balázs Déri says :

Ak-Het-Che-Chen-Na Tem-Ar alias Argawan-Nek-Ga-Dawa was a city on the Holy Land belonging to Awa-Hayad-Daha that is identical with the original town of Argun where chechen or nákhetchewi nation came from,and as well as with the territory near Manchuria the inhabitants of which confessing Islam were called argon people : obviously the precessors of some of todays dun'kgáns there hence.

They lived in mixture with local people in Tenduk region ruled by a king titled Priester John,that seems to be a constant title of all kings of the tribe of Man-Nesh-Sha Ha identical with Shaman Hanesh.

Duncan family of Scotia therefore may have descended like chechens from Ara son of Nahat that is of Ara-Ma son of Ak-Hat-Cher-Ayan-Na founder of Sikelia formerly called Thrinakia.

Jews and christians read Khatsetson Tamar or Ein-Gedi,Yehudah,Manassheh,Ram and Khetsron.

See Nyúl,Csernák,Székely,Gegesy,Ingus,Magyar, Normann,Schwed,Hansen and others !