Haki (m)Hamish (m)Heather (f)Hector (m)Hectorina (f)Hùisdean (m)
HAH keeHAY mishHETH erHEK torhek tor EE naHOOSH jun
HerculesSeumas, SeumaisEachann, Heckie, Eckie-
Orkney form of the Norse name Haakon. form of James, of the Gaelic Seumas, which is Sheumais. used in the USA after a Scottish landscape featurepopular in Scotland used to anglicize the name Eachann.rare feminine form of Hector (see)form of Uisdean
EE uk an; AE uk an; SHOK anEE in, EE ineEE inEE pakEE naIN nisEE vureye OH naYOR kull; EER kullEE sakUR vin, UR vingISHuhbel; ISHbul; EESuhbelISH belEYE laYOOR nunEYE var
Johnny; JackieIan, JohnJohn, IainIzzy, see also Bealag.Innis, AonghusIvarr, Ivor, EvanderHerculesIsaacir afonIsabelleIsobel, IseabailIslay-Iomharr, Ivor
dim. of IainGaelic form of JohnFrom Hebrew John, "God is gracious"dim. of Iseabail (Isobel)originally a pet form of -ina names (Donaldina etc) "island." It is also an anglicization of Aonghus (Angus).from a Norse meaning "yew army"name of a monastic Scottish island.from the Greek Heraclesfrom Hebrew Isaac, meaning possibly, "laughter"from a place name in Ayrshire meaning "green water"forms of Elizabeth, via Norman IsabelleAnglicization of Iseabail (see)Name of a Scottish island--the normal pronounciation of Islay.form of Earnanfrom a Norse name meaning "yew army"
Originally a pet form of Jane, now used on its own. f of JohnThis fem of John was limited to Scotland until about 1800spet form of Janet and Jean.pet forms of Janetpet form of John, via the medieval pet form Jankin.
KEERKEETHKEN naKEN nithKEN ti gernKEN ti gern aCUR or CAREkin NELKURKKURS teeKY laKILE, KY ull
CeitachCinaed, Coinneach CaointeornCearr, Mac Ghillechearr, Carr?Kirsten, Kirstie, Christine, Ciorstag
"fort"- from a place name. from a place name meaning "wood; forest."Ceana, fem. Of Coinneach, (Kenneth) meaning "fair one."Cinaed, meaning "child of fire,"Coinneach, meaning "fair one.""head lord" or "Id do not condemn you”name of a 7th century saint, meaning "kind ruler." derived from a place name meaning, perhaps "marsh"?from the Scots word for "church"pet form of Christina, influenced by Danish Kirstenmodern feminine form of Kyle (see)from a place name derived from Coel
from Latin Laurence, "man from Laurentia"dim. of Lachlannland of lochs (Norseman)land of lochs (Norseman)flamelaw manfoxadopted from a place name in Argyllfrom Latin Leticia, "gladness"From a place name The Levanach, north of Glasgowfrom a place name meaning, perhaps "garden of holly"from Latin Lillian, "lily flower"Anglicization of Lileasa form of Lily, this could also be a dim. of Ealasaid (Elizabeth)from an English place name meaning "Lincoln's wetland. Hebrew dims. of Ealasaid influenced by Lizziefrom Latin Lucia, "light"this surname comes from a place name meaning "little hollow."invented by RD Blackmore for his 1869 novel Lorna Doone. brother of Fergus settled in Dalriada in 500 a.d. "fox.""to win"- name of a Celtic sun god.dim. of LucàsFrom Latin Lucas,, "from Lucania"little calf?
?son of Alexander??son of OlafMacbeth??son of Malcolm??son of Colla?son of the smith-son of the carpenterson of Ivorson of fireson of Henryson of the fair one?son of the fair-bornson of the devotee of St. Johnson of Laurenceson of grace-son of the red-haired one-MaggieMollyMairead, MargaretMary, MiriamMary, MhàirìMysie, MaidieMalvinaMael Caluimform of MalamhìnMalvena-MagnusMalise, MilesLudovic, LudoMalmureMalsnacht-Marcus; MarkMarcusMary, Marion, Margaret-MarcyMarcella, MarsaliMarcella, Marsailí MarthaMartinMatthewMeave, MaeveMirrenMegMhairie, VarieMichaelMikeMildredMeadhranMàiri, MaryMurraySarahMarionMurrenMurdinaMuirneSon of MauriceMurdochMuriel, MarionMornaMungoMungoMungan, MunghuMonroe, Mac an RothachMurdo, Murdoch-Moray, MacMhuirich
?Mac Alasdair??Mac Amhlaidhson of life??Mac Chaluim??Mac Chollason of the defiler? Son of the charioteer?Mac Chormaig?Mac S'GhobhainnplainsmanMac an tSaoirMac IomhairMacAoidh?Mac Coinnich?MacFhionghuainMacGhiolla EoinMacLabhruinnMacRathson of prosperityMac RuadhraidhcanineDim. of Mairead (Margaret)dims. of Màirifrom Greek Margaret, "pearl"Anglicization of Màirifrom Hebrew Miriam (Mary), its meaning is long disputed.pet form of Margaret, Marsailismooth browdevotee of St. Columbasmooth browname invented by Scottish writer James MacPhersona monkfrom Latin Magnus, "great"tonsured servant of Jesustonsured servant of Sundaytonsured servant of Marytonsured servant of snow. herodim. of MarcasLatin, derived from the god Marspet form of Mairsailì, Margaretdim. of Mary and Margaret, via the medieval pet form Marriot.tonsured servant of the promantorydims. of Marsailìfrom Latin Marcella, derived from Mars, the Roman god of warAnglicization of Mairsailì.from Martha, possibly Aramaic in origin, meaning "noble"from Latin Martin, derived from the god Marsfrom Hebrew Matthew, "gift of God"from a place name (Maccus's Wiel)she who intoxicatesThe name of a 6th century saint, now the patron of Football.Dim. of Maireadvocative form of Màirì, used as a given name compare Hamishfrom Hebrew Michael, "who is like God?"dim. of Mìchealfrom Old English Mildred, "mild power"the name of a 6th century saint, the patron saint of footballanglicization of Màiri (Mary)sea-settlementgreatdim. of Mòrsea-fairSea warriorbelovedMacMuirismountains in NW Scotlandlord; master. The name of a 10th century saintdim. of Muireachsea-brightaffectionbeloved; amiableDerived from Brythonic Munghu, "beloved." anglicization of Munganman from Rosea-warriordim. of Murchadhanglicizations of Murchadhfrom a place name meaning "sea settlement"
Native Scots names or Anglicization of a Gaelic namesGaelic translation of foreign namesTraditional Gaelic Names
form of AonghasA name from mythology--the legendary lover of Deirdre. A dim. of the Gaelic word naomh, meaning "saint"rejoicing in puritypossibly derives from a Celtic goddess name.offspring of NeasAn old Celtic name, "champion," "cloud," or "vehement."feminine forms of Neil.dim of Eibhlin (Evelyn)derived from the name of a Celtic goddess. Modern use, Agnesnick name for Agnes, made famous by the Loch Ness Monstersaint- Anglicization of NaomhanAn old Celtic name, "champion," "cloud," or "vehement." champion choicedim. of Nialla 4th century saint's name of obscure origin.dim. of Nineanfrom Greek Nicholas, "victory of the people"
dun-coloredAncient Celtic name meaning, perhaps, "new speckled one"form of Oisiandeerfrom Norse Otto, "prosperity"From Norse Olafr, "ancestor-relic"mighty dogThe name of an island meaning "God-consecrated"
dim. of Pàdraig; Pàraigfrom Latin Patricius (Patrick), "nobleman"Hebrew Bartholemew, "son of Talmai (abounding in furrows)"Gaelic form of Peter, possibly from Aramaic, meaning "rock"dim. of Peadardims. of Mairead, influenced by the English Peggy.From Latin Paul, "small"
RAB, RAB eeROOL; RAWL;ROO ultRA berst; RA bertRAM zeeRAN uld, RON uldRAN ulfROO nutchROE da, ro DEE naROE naRI tchurt;ROO shurtRISH neeROB; ROB an; ROB eeRo dee, ROT uh chanRO deeROD er ikROYROJ erROY reeRON eeRON uldROE nanROAR eeROSROSRAWSRO hakhROO uh reeROO a ruh chan
distinctly Scottish dims. of Robert.From Norse, "counsel rule"From Old German, Robert "fame-bright"surname dervied from from a place nameForm of Ronald. (see)from the Norse name Radwulf, meaning "wolf counsel"From the Norse Ragnhildis, "God's fight."feminine forms of Roderick, name used to anglicize Ruaidhri. Appearing in Scotland as a name in the 1870s, "rough island"from Old German Richard, "firm rule"dim. of Ridsearddims. Of RoibeardRuairidh, influenced by the common anglicization Roderick.dim. of Ruairidh, influenced by the Anglicization Roderick."fame rule," this name was used to anglicize Ruaraidh (Rory).reddish- a Gaelic spelling of Roy, of the Gaelic Ruadhfrom Old German Hrothgar (Roger), "fame-spear"?dim. of RaghnallNorse name, Rognvald, made up of elements meaning ruler.seal- from an Irish saint's name.red kingthe rose flowerpromontorypromontoryman from Ro (river in Derry, Ireland)red kingdim. of Ruairidh
From Hebrew Sarah, "princess"a ScotsmanScotsman-a Gaelic speaker living in a non-Gaelic area.fortunate; prosperousa form of Earc?instigator? A form of TeàrlagFrom Hebrew John, "God is gracious"wolfProbably from the Gaelic word seang, meaning "slender." dim. of SeònaidFeminine form of John, from Hebrew, "God is gracious"dim. of SeòrsagFrom Greek George, "farmer"From Greek Georgia, " farmer"dims. of Seumas (James)From Hebrew Yacov, via English Jamesfrom Hebrew Zachariah, "Jehovah is renowned"pithfulAnglicization of Sine, form of Jane.propagator, sower, fruitfulAng. of Seonaid, Scottish from of Janet, a fem. Of Johnwolffeminine form of Giles, French of the Greek saint Aegidius.From Hebrew Simon, "hearing"dim. of Simform. of Jane, a fem. Of Johndim. of SìnefoxFrom Norse, "true victory"from Hebrew Judith- an old testament name the name of a Scottish island, from the word sgian "knife."healthhealthhealthFrom Hebrew Solomon, "peace"joy, comfort, solacefrom Norse, "summer wanderer"Gaelic form of Somerledlight; brightnessfrom Norse Somerled, meaning "summer wanderer."Greek, crowna stewarddim. of Cairistìona (Christina)Old English, stewardpopular among the Robertson clan. Means "stream."From Norse Svein, "strong youth"well-going
TAMTOOKTA ruh ghlanTA ranTAV ishTCHAWR luchCHAR lakTCHAR lee, TCHAIR leeTHOR aTOME; TOHM uh chan; TOM eeTO makTO mus; TAW asTOR kwilTUR ruh dunTRIN nyun
Tòmas, Tom---David, Mc TavishCharlesCharlotteCharlieTom; TommyThomasinaThomasTorcall, Corcadail Thorkettil--
a pet form of Thomas, from Greek meaning "twin"poet; philospherwhite browa 6th-century saint. derived from the name of a Celtic god.Surname form of David, sometimes used as a first nameinstigator; abettor, shaped like Thorinstigator; abettor, shaped like Thordim. of Teàrlacha name from the Orkneys, based on the Norse god Thor.dims. of TòmasGreek, fem. of ThomasFrom Greek Thomas, "twin"From Norse Thorketil, meaning "Thor's kettle or holy vessel."?form of Ninean
foreign?German, fem. of WilliamOld German William, "will-helmet"dims. of Uilleam?From Germanic Humphrey, perhaps meaning "Great peace."from an Irish name, meaning perhaps "lamb."from Norse, "unruly one"
Sometimes used in memory of Scottish patriot William Wallace