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Page 1/4. 66 Scotland names and what they mean, for scotland for baby boys, listing 1-20. Alexander, Andrew, Boyd, Bruce and Cameron are commonly used names, while Aeneas, Aime, Alistair, Archibald, Athol, Balfour, Barclay, Beck, Blackburn, Bourne, Brody, Buchanan, Callan, Calum and Christie are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Scotland names for girls.
Aime .. French name Aimé is more common as Aimée (see Aimee), a girl's name, or even as Esmé (see Esme), a variant once well used in Scotland.
Alistair .. Scottish spelling of Alasdair, the Gaelic form of Alexander, which has long been popular in Scotland, having been borne by three medieval kings of the country ..
Andrew .. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and Russia .. The "Saint Andrew's Cross", representing Scotland, appears on the flag of the United Kingdom ..
Archibald .. Brought to Britain with the Norman Conquest, and popular largely in Scotland, where it is used as the English version of Gaelic Gilleasbaig ..
Athol .. The Duke of Atholl, in Scotland, is the only citizen of the United Kingdom entitled to maintain his own private army.
Balfour .. Also the name of a town in northern Scotland ..
Barclay .. Place name for Berkeley in Gloucestershire, and transferred use of the the Scottish surname, which was taken to Scotland in the 12th century by Walter de Berchelai, who became chamberlain of Scotland in 1165 .. His descendants became one of the most powerful families in Scotland .. This form is most popular in Scotland ..
Beck .. The term is used in rural Scotland ..
Blackburn .. In Scotland, "burn" is the term for a little brook.
Boyd .. The name was first used as a surname in Scotland in the 13th century ..
Brody .. There is a Castle Brodie in Scotland.
Bruce .. The tale of its most famous member, Robert "the Bruce", King of Scotland in the 14th century, who watched and learned the value of perseverance from a spider repeatedly climbing up again after being knocked down, has become a part of the world's folklore ..
Buchanan .. The name was given to people from Buchanan, a place in Scotland.
Callan .. A male name in Scotland and Ireland ..
Calum .. Calum and its variant Callum may be considered variants of Malcolm in Scotland.
Christie .. Pet form of Christopher in Scotland and Ireland.
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