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Girl Names of Scottish Origin

Scottish baby names and what they mean, for scottish, scotland, with 44 results. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity 65 years ago (usage of 1.63%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 1.11%, 31.8%), with names such as Leslie becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable baby names in this compilation are Paisley (#45), Freya (#417), Kenzie (#277), Fiona (#219) and Dallas (#562), while Pasley (top 6%) and Lagan (31%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Scottish names for boys.

Scottish names

Aberdeen - Euna | Finola - Mckenzie | Neilina - Ross

Aberdeen - Euna

City in northeast Scotland. Popular as last name. Compare Aberdeen (top 73%) with common -en surnames Arendsen (top 55%), Andreen (33%).

"Man's defender." Not in popularity charts. Scottish variant of Alexander.

"Light." Not in popularity charts.

"Beautiful, radiant." Not widespread. Aoife and Aoibhe are not found in the US Demographics. From "aoibh" meaning beauty ..

Variant of Ardith. A slightly quaint girls' name, Ardis exists more commonly as a surname. See also Ardin.

"Plain, field." Blair and Blaire are Top 2000 baby names. .. transferred use of the Scottish surname ..

"Fine, attractive, pretty." Adoption of Bonnie, Bonnin, etc. as birth names in 2015 was significantly more than a decade ago. From the Scottish word "bonnie" and ..

Feminine of Bricius, a saint's name. Gender-neutral name. Bryce is rarely used as a given name, appearing often (upper 5%) as a surname.

"Rock." A quaint baby name, Callan is found more often as a surname. Also from an Irish surname derived ..

"Crooked nose." Usage of Cameron as a girls' name has diminished circa 1999. Scottish Highlands clan surname derived from ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Scottish names: Ardis, Blair, Bonnie, Bryce, Cameron

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Scottish names: Campbell, Carson, Dallas, Davina, Drew

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Scottish names: Elsie, Euna

"Crooked mouth." A conventional girls' name (#1128 a year ago), Campbell is also used often as a surname. Also a boys' name. .. masculine name in Scotland, but used ..

Surname .. Cason and Kason are more unconventional as variant forms of Carson.

"From the dales, the valley meadows." A conventional baby name (#562 the previous year), Dallas also occurs frequently as a last name. .. a village in Scotland, used as ..

"Beloved." Unconventional, with usage of 0.008% for Davina, Davy, etc. as girls' names in 2015, higher than 0.007% in 2014. Feminine of David.

"World mighty." Dona, Donetta, Donia and Donita are prevalent as variant forms of Donalda. Feminine of Donald.

Short form of Andrew (Greek) "masculine" .. Drew became less trendy in 2015, dropping -13 positions as a baby name to reach #1182. Gender-neutral name.

"Sun ray." Rather unusual as a children's name. Modern coinage from English Ellie, from ..

"God is my oath." Elsie and Elsy became less popular in 2015, dropping -50 rankings as baby names with Elsie leading the decline. Variant of Elspie, a pet form ..

"God is my oath." Eleth and Elyspeth are creative forms. Scottish short form of Elizabeth. Author ..

Anglicized form of the Gaelic name .. Less common today. Euna last appeared in 1930-1939 in the Top 2000. See also Muna.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Scottish names for girls.

1. Aberdeen - Euna
Aberdeen, Alastair, Annot, Aoife, Ardis, Blair, Bonnie, Bryce, Callan [Kallan], Cameron [Kameron], Campbell, Carson, Dallas, Davina, Donalda, Drew, Eilidh, Elsie, Elspeth, Euna

Finola, Fiona, Freya, Greer, Innes, Jamison, Janet, Kallan, Kameron, Keitha, Kenzie, Kirsty, Kyle, Leith, Leslie, Lilias, Logan, Lorna, Mckenna, Mckenzie

Neilina, Oona, Paisley, Ross

Usage comparison for Scottish names