Cairthness Surname Origin
(Celtic & Scandinavian) The headland of Caith or Cait [Cait, the son of Cruithne, the eponymus of the Cruithneach or Picts + Old Norse nes, a headland].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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