| Background: The original name holder was a person by the name of "Absalom" who held the tenancy of the Island of Clarininch in Loch Lomond. In later years the Island was a gathering place for Clan Buchanan. Now a sept of Clan Buchanan.
Variations: MacCasland, McCasland, MacAuslan, MacAslan, MacAsland, MacAusland, MacAuslane, MacAuslin, MacCauslan, MacCausland, MacCauseland, Absalom.
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