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Page 1/11. Scottish names are appealing to parents nowadays, though pronunciations can be tricky. 204 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]

Aeneas .. In Scotland this name was sometimes used as a classicized form of Angus ..
[Aenneas, Aineas, Aineias, Aineis, Ainneas, .. 6 more]

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.

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.
[Alick]

Alexander .. It was a royal name in Scotland ..
[Al, Alasdair, Alastair, Alaster, Alaxander, .. 65 more]

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]

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 ..
[Adem, Aindrea, Aindreas, Analu, Anders, .. 44 more]

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."
[Aodhagan]

Aonghas .. Modern Scottish Gaelic form and source of Angus.
[Aonghus]

Archibald .. Brought to Britain with the Norman Conquest, and popular largely in Scotland, where it is used as the English version of Gaelic Gilleasbaig ..
[Arch, Archaimbaud, Archambault, Archer, Archibaldo, .. 8 more]

Argyle .. Place name ..
[Argyll]

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

Artair .. Variant of Arthur.


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Scottish names: Alec, Alexander, Allen, Andrew, Angus, Archibald

Alec, Alexander, Allen and Andrew are commonly used names, while Adair, Aeneas, Aime, Ainsley, Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Allaster, Alpin, Angus, Aodh, Aonghas, Archibald, Argyle, Arran and Artair are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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