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Descendants of Scottish Clans

Are They or Aren't They?

QUESTION01of 10

AYE

Is he adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

1. Donald Trump

NAW

The 45th and current President of the United States, born in 1946 in New York City, is indeed of Scottish descendancy. Trump’s mother, Mary Anne Trump, migrated to the US in 1930, but she is originally from Isle of Lewis, in bonnie Scotland, where people would have known her as Mary Anne MacLeod.

1. Donald Trump

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Descendant of Clan: MacLeod

The 45th and current President of the United States, born in 1946 in New York City, is indeed of Scottish descendancy. Trump’s mother, Mary Anne Trump, migrated to the US in 1930, but she is originally from Isle of Lewis, in bonnie Scotland, where people would have known her as Mary Anne MacLeod.

1. Donald Trump

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Descendant of Clan: MacLeod

QUESTION02of 10

AYE

Is she adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

2. Marilyn Monroe

NAW

The blonde bombshell and Hollywood superstar, born in Los Angeles in 1926, was a world icon but not everyone knows of her ties to Scotland. A DNA investigation in 2016 revealed that the actress, model, and singer had roots in Ross-shire and, therefore, Scottish ancestry.

2. Marilyn Monroe

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Descendant of Clan: Munro

The blonde bombshell and Hollywood superstar, born in Los Angeles in 1926, was a world icon but not everyone knows of her ties to Scotland. A DNA investigation in 2016 revealed that the actress, model, and singer had roots in Ross-shire and, therefore, Scottish ancestry.

2. Marilyn Monroe

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Descendant of Clan: Munro

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QUESTION03of 10

AYE

Is she adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

3. Naomi Campbell

NAW

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The supermodel, actress, and businesswomanwas born in 1970 in London, England. Despite the close geographical location and the matching surname, Naomi Campbell does not have ties with the Campbell Clan. In fact, she took on the Campbell surname from her mother’s second marriage.

3. Naomi Campbell

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Campbell

Photo by Renan Katayama / CC BY 2.0

The supermodel, actress, and businesswomanwas born in 1970 in London, England. Despite the close geographical location and the matching surname, Naomi Campbell does not have ties with the Campbell Clan. In fact, she took on the Campbell surname from her mother’s second marriage.

3. Naomi Campbell

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Campbell

Photo by Renan Katayama / CC BY 2.0

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QUESTION04of 10

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Are theydescendants of a Scottish Clan?

4. McDonald Brothers

NAW

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The American siblings Richard and Maurice are mostly known for founding McDonald’s and pioneering the fast food concept. The brothers were born in 1909 and 1902 in Manchester, New Hampshire, and despite having the surname of one of the largest Scottish clans, there is no known ancestral connection to Scotland.

4. McDonald Brothers

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Not a Descendant of Clan: McDonald

Photo by Jerry Huddleston / CC BY 2.0

The American siblings Richard and Maurice are mostly known for founding McDonald’s and pioneering the fast food concept. The brothers were born in 1909 and 1902 in Manchester, New Hampshire, and despite having the surname of one of the largest Scottish clans, there is no known ancestral connection to Scotland.

4. McDonald Brothers

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Not a Descendant of Clan: McDonald

Photo by Jerry Huddleston / CC BY 2.0

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QUESTION05of 10

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Is he adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

5. Neil Armstrong

NAW

If the surname doesn’t give it away, his 1972 visit to the town of Langholm, Scotland, the traditional seat of Clan Armstrong, surely will. Born in 1930 in Ohio, the first man to walk on the Moon was of Scottish ancestry and his visit to his ancestral home in Scotland was only one year after the Moon landing.

5. Neil Armstrong

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Descendant of Clan: Armstrong

If the surname doesn’t give it away, his 1972 visit to the town of Langholm, Scotland, the traditional seat of Clan Armstrong, surely will. Born in 1930 in Ohio, the first man to walk on the Moon was of Scottish ancestry and his visit to his ancestral home in Scotland was only one year after the Moon landing.

5. Neil Armstrong

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Descendant of Clan: Armstrong

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QUESTION06of 10

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Is she adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

6. Diana Ross

NAW

The singer, actress, and record producer rose to fame as the lead singer of the Supremes, Motown’s most successful act. However, despite sporting the Ross surname, often associated with the Highlands Scottish Clan Ross, the singer was born in Detroit and has no ancestral ties with Scotland.

6. Diana Ross

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Ross

The singer, actress, and record producer rose to fame as the lead singer of the Supremes, Motown’s most successful act. However, despite sporting the Ross surname, often associated with the Highlands Scottish Clan Ross, the singer was born in Detroit and has no ancestral ties with Scotland.

6. Diana Ross

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Ross

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QUESTION07of 10

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Is he adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

7. John F. Kennedy

NAW

Clan Kennedy is a well-known Scottish Lowlands clan, and with a matching surname, it wouldn’t be a bad guess to assume that the 35th president of the United States was a Scottish descendant. However, there are no records of an ancestral line in Scotland; instead, it has been found a connection to the Irish Clan Kennedy.

7. John F. Kennedy

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Kennedy

Clan Kennedy is a well-known Scottish Lowlands clan, and with a matching surname, it wouldn’t be a bad guess to assume that the 35th president of the United States was a Scottish descendant. However, there are no records of an ancestral line in Scotland; instead, it has been found a connection to the Irish Clan Kennedy.

7. John F. Kennedy

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Kennedy

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QUESTION08of 10

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Is she adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

8. Jennifer Aniston

NAW

Photo by Angela George / CC BY 3.0

Most people would know the actress from her role as Rachel on the sitcom Friends, which she starred in for over a decade. What a lot of fans may not know is that Aniston is actually of Scottish descendancy. Her mother, Nancy Dow, was born to an Italian mother and Scottish father, Gordon McLean Dow.

8. Jennifer Aniston

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Descendant of Clan: Maclean

Photo by Angela George / CC BY 3.0

Most people would know the actress from her role as Rachel on the sitcom Friends, which she starred in for over a decade. What a lot of fans may not know is that Aniston is actually of Scottish descendancy. Her mother,Nancy Dow, was born to an Italian mother and Scottish father, Gordon McLean Dow.

8. Jennifer Aniston

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Descendant of Clan: Maclean

Photo by Angela George / CC BY 3.0

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QUESTION09of 10

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Is he adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

9. Michael Douglas

NAW

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The American actor was born in New Brunswick in 1944 and despite his mother having some British ancestry, he actually has no ties to Clan Douglas, a noble house from the Scottish Lowlands. It would be fair to assume so, given the matching surname, but the actor actually got his surname from his dad, who adopted the name after migrating to the US from Belarus.

9. Michael Douglas

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Not a Descendant of Clan: Douglas

Photo by Tämä tiedosto / CC BY 3.0

9. Michael Douglas

Not a Descendant of Clan: Douglas

Photo by Tämä tiedosto / CC BY 3.0

Dinnae be daft!

The American actor was born in New Brunswick in 1944 and despite his mother having some British ancestry, he actually has no ties to Clan Douglas, a noble house from the Scottish Lowlands. It would be fair to assume so, given the matching surname, but the actor actually got his surname from his dad, who adopted the name after migrating to the US from Belarus.

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QUESTION10of 10

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Is she adescendant of a Scottish Clan?

10. Judy Garland

NAW

Born in 1922 in Minnesota, Judy Garland enchanted fans all over the world for over 45 years. And while she is known as America’s sweetheart, the actress and singer actually has strong ties to Scotland, as her mother, Ethel Marion, née Milne, was of Scottish ancestry.

10. Judy Garland

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Descendant of Clan: Milne

COMPLETE QUIZ

Born in 1922 in Minnesota, Judy Garland enchanted fans all over the world for over 45 years. And while she is known as America’s sweetheart, the actress and singer actually has strong ties to Scotland, as her mother, Ethel Marion, née Milne, was of Scottish ancestry.

10. Judy Garland

Descendant of Clan: Milne

Dinnae be daft!

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