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Strain Surname Origin

(Locality). A town in the north of Scotland, written Strane. It may be a contraction of Strachan, a little strath or valley.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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