The most famous Scottish names

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The most famous Scottish names
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My new list of names :) This time it is up to SCOTLAND that has many names that are common today throughout the world, especially in English-speaking countries. WALES NAMES IRISH NAMES GREENLAND NAMES JAPANESE NAMES

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Malvina
Malvina
Name that originates from the Gaelic "mala mhínn" which means "fine eyebrows".

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Ranald
Ranald
Scottish name that originates from the Gaelic "Raghnall" which means "the boss, who decides":


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Finlay
Finlay
Gaelic name that comes from the word "Fionnlagh" which means "white warrior".

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Eachann
Eachann
Gaelic origin name meaning "brown horse".

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Kirk
Kirk
Name of boy that means "church" in esocés.


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Greer
Greer
Girl's name that was invented in Scotland as a female version of the name "Gregorio".

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Murdoch
Murdoch
Gaelic name that originates from the word "Muireadhach" which means "sailor":

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Gilroy
Gilroy
Scottish name meaning "descendant of redheads".


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Ainsley
Ainsley
Scottish historical name that originates from the names "Annesley" or "Ansley" which means "particular meadow".

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Laird
Laird
Name of Scottish origin that means "landowner".

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Brodie
Brodie
Name of Gaelic origin and very popular in Scotland. It is not well known from which word it originates since there are several Gaelic words that begin with "brod" or "brodh" among them "eyebrow", "arenal", "zulo" and "parcela".


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Lillias
Lillias
Scottish version of the names "Lily" or "Lillian". It means "lily."

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Clyde
Clyde
Scottish name and surname that comes from the name of a river in Scotland (River Clyde). It probably comes from the Gaelic word "Cluaidh" which means "clean, purify."

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Shona
Shona
Gaelic translation of the name "Joanna" which is the female version of the name "John", equivalent to "Juana" in Spanish. The names Shauna and Shawna are variants of Shona.

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Errol
Errol
Scottish name meaning "tramp".


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Davina
Davina
Common name of girl who was invented in Scotland as a female version of the name "David". In Gaelic, "Daibhiona" is written.

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Morag
Morag
Diminutive of the Scottish word "Mor" which means "large."

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Maddock
Maddock
Name and surname of Scottish origin that means "the generous".

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Fergus
Fergus
Common Irish and Scottish name that originates from the Gaelic name "Fearghas" and means "virile". The surname and patron "Ferguson" is one of the common surnames in Scotland.

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Lorna
Lorna
Name invented by the writer RD Blackmore in his novel "Lorna Doone". The writer was inspired by the name of the Scottish people Lorne by naming his heroine.


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Kennedy
Kennedy
Very popular name and surname (thanks to the US Kennedy clan) of Scottish origin. It could mean "pride and fury" but some suggest that it comes from the Irish "Cinnéidigh" which curiously means "ugly head".

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Elspeth
Elspeth
Scottish translation of the English name "Elizabeth".

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Lesslyn
Lesslyn
Scottish name of Gaelic origin. It comes from the words "leas celyn" which means "garden of holly". The names "Leslie" or "Lesley" derive from this name.

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Donald
Donald
Scottish name that comes from the Gaelic "Domhnáll" and means "head of the world".

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Reid
Reid
Reed or Reed is a Scottish name that means "redhead" in Gaelic.


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Hamish
Hamish
Scottish equivalent of the name "James" (Jaime in Spanish). It is actually an anglified version of the equivalent of Jaime in Scots ("Seumas") that is pronounced "Hamish" when declined.

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Ailsa
Ailsa
Scottish name of Gaelic origin meaning "supernatural victory".

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Kirstie
Kirstie
Scottish translation of the name "Cristina".

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Dougal
Dougal
Scottish name that comes from the Gaelic "Dubhgall" and means "brown, foreign". From this name derives the English name Douglas.

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Craig
Craig
Gaelic name meaning "rock" or "stone" in Scottish and Welsh.


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Maisie
Maisie
Diminutive of the name "Mairead" which is the Scottish equivalent of the biblical name "Mary." The name passed into the English language with the spelling "Macy".

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Rhona
Rhona
Scottish name of unknown origin.

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Bonnie
Bonnie
Very common name in English-speaking countries (Bonnie Tyler, Bonnie Raitt, Bonnie & Clyde). It originates from the word "buaidh" (well, pretty) + "ní" (female suffix). It means literly "pretty."

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Lachlan
Lachlan
Gaelic origin name that means "land of lakes".

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Blair
Blair
Name and surname of Scottish origin. It comes from the Scottish word "bizarre" which means "field" or "meadow."


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Gordon
Gordon
Gordon is a name of Gaelic origin. It is the name of several localities in Scotland and Ireland and probably originates from the Irish "Mórbhoirneach" which means "dear":

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Lyle
Lyle
Scottish name meaning "island boy". It is also the English translation of the Scottish name "Lyall" which means "loyal."

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Island
Island
Scottish name meaning "island". It is pronounced "aila".

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Catríona
Catríona
Irish and Scottish translation of the biblical name "Caterina". It is usually translated into English as "Katrina".

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Keith
Keith
Name and surname of Scottish origin that means "great forest".


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Angus
Angus
Scottish name of Gaelic origin that means "choice". In Gaelic, "Aonghas" is written.

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Moira
Moira
Scottish name that comes from the Gaelic "moire" which means "starfish".

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Iona
Iona
Scottish name of Gaelic origin that can have several meanings, among them "beautiful island", "born of yew" or simply female version of the Scottish name "Iain". Iona is also the name of an island that is.

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Graham
Graham
Name and surname of Scottish origin which means "gravel house".

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Kenneth
Kenneth
Name of Scottish origin that comes from the Gaelic "Cainnech" or "Coinneach" which means "beautiful, cute"


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Alistair
Alistair
Scottish origin name of the Gaelic name "Alasdair" which is the Scottish translation of the historical name "Alexander". The diminutive of "Alistair" is "Alec" which today is a fairly common name by itself.

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Sienna
Sienna
A variation of the name "Sheena" or "Síne" in Gaelic (see Sheena).

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Mackenzie
Mackenzie
Scottish surname that over time has become a girl's name. It originally means "son of the Kenneth."

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Malcolm

Malcolm
Name that originates from the Gaelic "Mael Coluim" which means "prince of the doves":

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Kylie

Kylie
Version of the name of Gaelic origin Kyle meaning "narrow-a". Originally "Kyle" was a unisex name and "Kylie" would be the diminutive feminine of "Kyle" (Kellan would be the diminutive for boys).


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Ross

Ross
First and last name in Scotland that means "cape, cliff, promontory":

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Cameron

Cameron
Scottish name and surname that originates from the words "cam sròn" and means "handsome".

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Alison

Alison
Common name worldwide that became popular in Scotland as a variant of the name "Alice".

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Duncan

Duncan
Scottish name that comes from the Gaelic "Donnchadh" and means "brown warrior".

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Iain

Iain
Scottish translation of the name "John", equivalent to "John" in English or "Sean" in Irish. The name passed to the English lexicon with the spelling "Ian" and is nowadays in very common name as a boy in English-speaking countries.


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Ewan

Ewan
Popular name of Gaelic origin ("Eoghann" in Irish, "" Owain "in Welsh," Owen "in English." Means "born of yew"). Pronounced "yuwan" "Ewan" is sometimes incorrectly considered the Scottish equivalent of the name "John" (This would be "Iain" or "Ian").

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Logan

Logan
Scottish name meaning "empty, hollow". It is also the name of a Scottish people.

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Scott

Scott
Common name and surname in Scotland and all English-speaking countries. It was the name of a clan that inhabited the borders between Scotland and England and eventually gave the country its name (Scotland = Country of the Scotts).

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Mac

Mac
Scottish name meaning "son."

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Kyle

Kyle
Gaelic origin name meaning "narrow-a". It was originally a unisex name and even more common as a girl than as a boy (see Kylie).


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Brenda

Brenda
Popular Gaelic origin name in Ireland and Scotland. Possibly it appeared as a female variant of the Irish name "Brendan".

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Sheena

Sheena
From the Gaelic "Síne", which is the Gaelic translation of the name "Jeanne" which is the female version of the name "Jean" (Juan in French).

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Aileen

Aileen
Scottish translation of the name "Elena", from French "Elaine" and also a variation of the Gaelic origin name "Aileana" meaning "of the green meadows".