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My understanding is our name is French
Posted by: sammy lingo (ID *****7932) Date: September 05, 2008 at 18:37:45
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That's what my grandfather always told us.
A lingo is a metal weight attached to a draw loom. An old Gaelic or French word.Several words in the french have the "O" sound at the ending,usually spelled oe or otte with the etts not having any sound.

This would be correct if indeed we are part of a clan called Grahams that Left Gaul and settled what became Scotland.Scotland is known for it's weaving industry.

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