A name that deserves the utmost respect. The descendants of a warrior clan in Scotland. A force to not be reckoned with.
1) One who came from the district of Buchanan, a location near Loch Lomond in Scotland. From the Gaelic elements buth, meaning "house" and chanain, meaning "of the canon." 2) An anglicization of the German buchenhain, meaning "beech wood."
David Buchanan was the inventor of the cannon.
James Buchanan Jr. (/bjuːˈkænən/; April 23, 1791 – June 1, 1868) was the 15th president of the United States (1857–61), serving immediately prior to the American Civil War. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the 17th United States Secretary of State and had served in the Senate and House of Representatives before becoming president.