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Page 1/6. Scottish names are appealing to parents nowadays, though pronunciations can be tricky. 101 Scottish names of Scottish origin for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Scottish names for boys.


Aberdeen .. Place name: city in northeast Scotland.

Adair .. Also a Scottish surname.
[Adaire, Adare, Adayre]

Afton .. Place name: a town in southern Scotland.
[Affton]

Aileen .. Scottish variant of Eileen ..
[Aila, Ailee, Aileene, Ailene, Ailey, .. 36 more]

Ailie Scottish pet form of Aileen or an anglicized spelling of Eilidh.

Ailsa .. Place name: the tiny Scottish rocky islet Ailsa Craig in the estuary of the river Clyde ..
[Ailis, Ailse, Elsa, Elsha, Elshe]

Ainsley .. Also transferred use of the Scottish surname Ainslie, which is borne by a powerful family long established in Scotland.
[Ainslee, Ainsleigh, Ainslie, Ansley, Aynslee, .. 2 more]

Alastair .. "Man's defender." Scottish variant of Alexander.
[Alasdair, Alastrina, Alastriona]

Alesta .. Scottish Gaelic variant of Alexandra.

Alina .. In Scotland, the name has been used as a feminine form of Alistair.
[Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alenah, Alene, .. 20 more]

Aline In the Middle Ages, a contracted form of Adeline ..

Alison .. Common in medieval times, and revived in England in the 20th century with a Scottish flavor ..
[Aili, Alie, Alisann, Alisanne, Alisoun, .. 21 more]

Annabel Possibly elaborated form of Anna, or when combined with Belle ..
[Anabel, Anabella, Anabelle, Annabal, Annabelinda, .. 3 more]

Annis .. May also have developed in the Middle Ages as a mainly Scottish form of Agnes, which means "holy" in Greek ..
[Anessa, Anissa, Annes, Annice, Annisa, .. 3 more]

Annot .. "Light."

Aoife .. "Beautiful, radiant."

Ardis .. Variant of Ardith.
[Ardiss, Ardyce, Ardys, Ardyss]

Blaine .. Saint Blane (seventh century) was a Scottish saint ..
[Blane, Blayne]

Blair .. "Plain, field." Also a transferred use of the Scottish surname ..
[Blaire, Blayre]

Bonnie .. "Fine, attractive, pretty." From the Scottish word "bonnie" and also diminutive of the French word "bonne", meaning "good" ..
[Bonne, Bonnebell, Bonnee, Bonnell, Bonney, .. 12 more]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Scottish names: Afton, Aileen, Ainsley, Alina, Aline, Alison, Annabel, Annis, Ardis, Blair, Bonnie

Afton, Aileen, Alina, Aline, Alison, Annabel, Annis, Ardis, Blair and Bonnie are commonly used names, while Aberdeen, Adair, Ailie, Ailsa, Ainsley, Alastair, Alesta, Annot, Aoife and Blaine are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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