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Page 1/9. Scottish names are appealing to parents nowadays, though pronunciations can be tricky. 168 Scottish names of Scottish origin for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Scottish names for girls.

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

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

Alasdair .. Scottish Gaelic form of Alexander, often anglicized as Alistair.

Alastair .. "Man's defender." Scottish variant of Alistair, from Alexander ..
[Al, Alasdair, Alasteir, Alaster, Alastor, .. 21 more]

Alec .. Short form of Alexander.

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 ..
[Alastair, Alastor, Aleister, Alisdair, Alistaire, .. 3 more]

Allaster .. Variant spelling of Alistair ..

Allen .. Variant of Alan (Old German) "precious" ..
[Allan, Allyn]

Alpin .. "Fair."
[Alpine, Macalpin, Mcalpin, Mcalpine]

Angus .. Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Aonghus or Aonghas .. Pet form Angie is pronounced 'AN-ghee' in Scottish, representing Gaelic Angaidh.
[Aengus, Angie, Anngus, Ennis, Gus, .. 1 more]

Aodh .. "Fire."

Aonghas .. Modern Scottish Gaelic form and source of Angus.

Argyle .. Place name ..

Arran .. Place name ..
[Arren, Arrin, Arron]

Artair .. Variant of Arthur.

Baird .. "Poet, one who sings ballads."
[Bar, Bard, Barde, Barr, Bayerd, .. 1 more]

Baldie .. Pet form of Archibald.

Bannock .. "Unleavened oat bread."

Barclay .. "Birch tree meadow." 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 ..
[Bar, Barcley, Barklay, Barkley, Barklie, .. 8 more]

Blair .. "Field, plain." Scottish surname now used as a given name, in origin a local name from places named with Gaelic "blÓr" ..
[Blaire, Blayr, Blayre]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Scottish names: Alec, Allen, Angus, Blair

Alec, Allen and Blair are commonly used names, while Adair, Ainsley, Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Allaster, Alpin, Angus, Aodh, Aonghas, Argyle, Arran, Artair, Baird, Baldie, Bannock and Barclay are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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