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What is the origin of the name Robertson?
Herein, what is the meaning of the name Robertson?
The name Robertson is an English Baby Names baby name. In English Baby Names the meaning of the name Robertson is: Son of Robert 'Famed; bright; shining.
One may also ask, did Clan Robertson fight at Culloden? Following the Jacobite defeat at Culloden in 1746, government troops burned the clan seat, Alexander Robertson's home at Dunalastair. The Strathcarron lairds were descendants of William Robertson, a 17th century Inverness merchant who bought the lands from a bankrupt Munro following the Battle of Culloden.
Keeping this in view, how common is the last name Robertson?
Robertson Surname Distribution Map
What does Virtutis Gloria Merces mean?
His lands were erected into the free feudal barony of Struan at this time and he was given the Clan motto “Virtutis Gloria Merces” which means “Glory is the Reward of Valour”.