Fairbairn: MLN (SCT)

FatherFairbairn: SCT
NameAnalysis(Earliest)1595;Edinburgh City, Midlothian, Scotland;as FLABAIRNE. Assorted variants with Fla.. Fle.. occur from 1595 through to 1664, with the earliest FAIRBAIRN, or variant, arriving in the indexes at 1650.
The most common however is FAIRBAIRN 317 of the 388; 22 as FREEBAIRN; Also FLABARNE (9), FORBURN (7), FLABAIRNE (6), FLAEBAIRNE (5), FLEBAIRNE (4), FAIRBARN (4), FLEABAIRNE (3), FAIRBURN (3), FAIRBERN (2), FRIBAIRN (2), and 1 each for FREEBARN, FAIRNBAIRN, FEARBAIRN and FLAEBARNE.
At least one birth/baptism recorded every 1 or 2 years apart from:
a 12 year gap 1651 to 1663; 9 year gap from 1630 to 1639; 6 years between 1620 to 1626; 5 from 1708 to 1713.
Not a prolific area for FAIRBAIRNs, the most in any one year was 7 (1808, 1827); followed by 6 (1810, 1852, 1853)1 
Last Edited16 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. [S108] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian, Scotland, Births 1538-1854", Birth/bap.? 20 Aug 1595 Thomas s/o William FLABAIRNE, Edinburgh City, MLN 685/01 0010 0014, extracted from index Jan 2010.
 
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