Nicolson or MacNicol Tartan & Clan

Did you know? The name Nicolson means son of Nicol. Nicol is a short form of the name Nicholas which in Greek means victory people. So the Nicolsons are the Children of Victory.

Clan Nicolson or MacNicol Crest & Motto

Nicolson

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OTHER NAMES WHO WEAR THE Nicolson or MacNicol TARTAN:

WHAT DOES THE Nicolson or MacNicol NAME MEAN?
The name Nicolson means son of Nicol. Nicol is a short form of the name Nicholas which in Greek means victory people. So the Nicolsons are the Children of Victory.

WHERE DOES THE Nicolson or MacNicol CLAN HAIL FROM?
Tradition gives one branch of the family an extremely ancient origin in the lands between Assynt and Durness on the north coast of Scotland. Another tradition gives an equally ancient past in the Hebrides, where the Nicolsons held the lands of Scorrybreac, in Skye, as the principal tenants.

In modern Gaelic the name of this clan takes the form MacNeacail, the English version of the name taking the form MacNicol or Nicolson, depending on location.

Commonwealth Games medal winner Skye Nicholson may be Australian but here family originates from the Kyle of Lochalsh and Glasgow.