This page collects information about people with surname Adair who were known or believed to have lived in early South Carolina.

Family Ancestry[edit | edit source]

The Adair Family name most likely descends from the ADAIR clan of Scotland originating in the Nithsdale region and closely associated with the Edgar and Galloway families there. Most of these families migrated first from Scotland to Ireland and then because of severe financial hardships there migrated to America in the 18th Century.

Nithsdale also known by its anglicised Gaelic name Strathnith, Stranith or Stranit, is the strath of the River Nith in Scotland, and the name of the region.


Notable Individuals[edit | edit source]

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Notable Landmarks[edit | edit source]

Adair by County[edit | edit source]

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