The first person to be
recorded as having the name Nairn is Adam de Narryn, chaplain of the altar of the Blessed
Virgin at Inverness.
Nairn (1804)-58) from Kirkcaldy, founded the Scottish linoleum industry. His eldest son,
Michael Nairn (1838-1915), was created a baronet in 1904.
Nairn is a
Royal Burgh in the county of Nairnshire.