Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 18,272 people named Buchanan in the UK. That makes it the 548th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 289 are named Buchanan.
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Related and similar surnamesBohanan
The Buchanan surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.