When Patrick Sutherland was christened on 13 November 1726, in Watten, Caithness, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Sutherland, was 36 and his mother, Esther Mackay, was 34.
Scottish (Caithness): habitational name from the Scottish county of Sutherland, named with Old Norse súthr ‘south, southern’ + land ‘land’ because the territory lay south of Scandinavia and the Norse colonies in the Orkney and Shetland Islands.
History: This is the name of a Highland Scottish clan associated with the county of Sutherland.
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