AH teeAW guvAy deeAF tonAH frikAH keeAG nesAL ja, EL jaA lun, E lunAH lus; EH lusay LEENAL lee; AL ik; AL ik anAY leeAL pen, EL penAYL saAM ih leean GEH lakAINZ leeAR ril, ER rilAL us terAL is terAHL binAL is sunAHL uh sunAL pinAM brosAUW ul gheeAN a bulANN drewAN geeAING usAH naANN a belAH nak; NAN; NAN akAWN dra; EN draOOGHUGH uk anOOGH anOOY yanun OO us, IN usun OO us an, IN us anair a BEL aAR chi baldar LEENArm uh dulARTART ug anAR terA ar nyaATH olAW lee
dim. of Adhamhfrom Hebrew Adam, meaning, perhaps, "red earth"As a first name, it is a dim. of Adam. This name of this Scottish river this is the Gaelic form of Africa meaning pleasant or noble.dim. Of Aigneasfrom Latin Agnes, "holy"a name from mythology with obscure originsan old name with Celtic roots meaning "rock", or "harmony." from Old German Adalheidis, meaning "noble." ang. of Eibhilindims. of Alasdairang. of Eilidh, which is a pet form of Eibhilin. Gaelic of Helen.It is perhaps derived from a pictish word meaning "white." a Scottish island, Ailsa Craig, derived from "Alfsigr's island"Latin, from the clan name AemiliusLatin, angelicfrom an English place name, meaning possibly "one wood"a name from mythology with abscure origins Anglicization of Aileann (see)Gaelic form of Alexander, meaning "defender of mankind"Anglicizations of Alasdairrock/whitedim. of Alicedim. Of AileasIt is perhaps derived from a pictish word meaning "white."Greek, immortal; divineform of Scandinavian Olaf, meaning "forefather; ancestor".from Latin, "amabilis" (loveable)St. Andrew is the patron of Scotland. "manly" or "warrior."dim. of Aonghasone choiceHebrew, gracelovable? (from Latin amabel)Hebrew, dims. of AnnaGreek, manlyfire- derived from the name of a Celtic sun god.dim. of Aodhdim. of Aodh"unique choicedim. of Aonghasan alteration of Annabel(la) This is actually a Germanic name, meaning genuine and boldArline was coined by Michael W. Balfe for a 1843 opera. A name of obscure meaning, popular among the McLeod clanpossibly a dim. of Artair, derived from the same roots.dim. of ArtairA legendary name of obscure origins. A historical name with obscure origins. from a place name meaning "new Ireland." From the Norse name Olaf, meaning "forefather; ancestor."
BOB ik; BOB eeBAYRDBOO tunBOOY enBAR uh balBAR kleeBAR raBEL akBEH ruchBER chan, BAR chanBES ik; AY lus peeBEH tanBEH akBEH unBAES tchanBEE tu rishBETH ee aVAW jeeVAL tar; VA tar; BA tarBIL yin; BOOL eeBLAREBLAINBLAWRBLAW unBO shilBON neeBOR guchBOIDBRANBRAN anBRAN doowBREN dunBREN unBREN nun; BREE un nanBREN daBREE unBREE uh nakBREE un anBREE juBRO deeBROOSBRICEBRY sunbyoo KAN in
Barb; Barbiefrom a place name-BothanBarbara-Bella, Iseabail--Bessie, Betsy-Bethia, Sophia, Rebecca, Beatrice--Bathia, Elizabeth, BeathagWallyWalterBill, BillyblarBlanBlairBlaneBoswellBonnyVictoriabuidhe--BranduffBrendan, BreannanBrendanBrendan, Breandan, Breannan--Briana-BridgetBrothaigh, BrodyBrusBriceCanonach
dim. Of BarabalMac a'BhairdA saint's name meaning, perhaps "vain; reckless, foolish"A saint's name of meaning, perhaps "vain; reckless, foolish." from Greek Barbara, meaning "stranger."From the place name Berkeley in Englanddim. of Barrfhionn ("fair head")dim. of Iseabail, a form of Isobel (Elizabeth)spear; pointed weapondim. of Bearachdims. Of Ealasaid (Elizabeth)A historical name belonging to a famed physicianchild of lifechild of lifedim. of Gilleasbaig, (Gillespie)from Latin Beatrice, meaning possibly "voyager through life"A Hebrew name meaning "daughter of Jehovah." Dim. of BhaltairOld German, ruler of peopleDim. of Uilleam (William) influenced by Bill(y)plain, field-- refers to a battlefieldyellowplain, field-- refers to a battlefield The name of a 6th century saint. The name of a 7th century abbott. from a Scots vocab word, meaning "good; fine," originally a nickname for a fair haired man. Also a surnamemeans raven, famous bearers was Fionn Mac Cumhaill's dogdim. of Branblack ravenmodern form of Breannanfrom Welsh, " prince" from Welsh, "prince"sword, brandfrom a Celtic word meaning "sterngth." strength. Celtic goddess namedim. of Brianstrength. Celtic goddess namepossibly from a Pictish word, or the Gaelic meaning rampart.Robert the Bruce, defeating the British at Bannockburn. possibly derived from a French word meaning "speckled"son of Bryce?canon's seat
ca DELKAL vinKA len, KE lenKAR uh bra, KER uh braKA rel, KE rulcar rus TCHEE naCAYRNSKAH tcheerka TCHREE un nacot CHREE un nakCAH lumCAL lum; COL umKA lu manKAL vinKAM er inKAM bulKAM uh runKOOL tchaKUY vaKOON tchunKUIN tchornKOO rullKA ruh mukKAR sinKAR terKAH tanKA hulKA hul ankat REE nakat CHREE uh nak;KAE tchakKAY, KEEKEL uchKEH naKEN akKAETCH er inKES anKEE ur anKIRS tag, KIRS teeKIRS tinKLI munKLIM eeKLIDEKOIN nyuchKO rullKOSH umka LEEN aKOLL, KOELLKULKOL laKOE wullKOE wunKON ulKON anKON chur, KON uh churKONKOHRKKO ruh mukKOSK ruch, KOSK uh ruchKRAYG, KREGCRI seeKREESH jun; KRIS tulKOO rul anCOOY bersht; COOY bertchKOOY breyKOO rut unKUR ee
CadellCalvinColinCarbryCaralChristina, see also Kirsty?ClarissaCatherineKatie, KateColumba, CalumColumba, CallumColumbaCamshronCaimbeulCameron-KeavyQuintonKentigernaCaralCormickde CarsanMac Artair, Arthur---Catherine, CaitrìonaKate, KatieKeithKellyKennaCeanaKayKessanKieranKirstyKirstenClementClementineKennethCaralConstantine-CollaCollaCollCowall, CòmhghallCowanConnell----Cormack-Chrissie; ChristieChristopher, Crystal, Crìstean-CuthbertCuthbertCuritan, BonifaceCurry
battle?from Old French, "bald." See Calvin.whelp (young warrior)charioteer or bearerform of Coireallfrom Latin, "follower of Christ"?An old name with obscure origins.from Greek Catherine, is traditionally associated with "pure"Dim. of Caitrìonafrom Latin Columba, meaning "dove"from Latin Columba, meaning "dove"Dim. of Calumfrom Old French meaning "bald" crooked nose--may refer to a feature of the landscapecrooked mouthbent nosea legendary name meaning, perhaps, "hard."kind; tender; belovedLatin, fifth"kind ruler". A 7th century saint's name.form of Coireallform of Cormagderived from a French place name?Carter from Mac Artair, meaning "son of Arthur."small catbattle mightydim. of CathalFrom the Greek Catherine, this spelling is the anglicized one. dims. of CaitrìonaA saint's name of obasure originwar; strife; bright-headed?fair one.dim. of Ceanadim. of Caitrìona, the one favored by Kay Matheson speardark, shadowydims. of Ciorstandim of Cairistìona (Christina) influenced by Danish Kirsten. from Latin, " mild; merciful"May mean "one who cleans," or refer to a Celtic Goddessfair (haired) one. A name possibly of Pictish origin.A saint's name of obscure meaningLatin, "steadfast"young hound- modern fem. of Colinform of Collaanglicization of Colla, "high; lofty"lofty; high?co-birth (a twin?)high; powerfulwee doggiehigh will or desire or wolf-loverfree man, sense; intelligenceheart; crimsonan old name meaning either "charioteer," or "defiler's son"victora cragdim. of Cairistìona, influenced by Chrissie.from Greek Christopher, "Christ-bearing"dim. of CoireallFrom Old English Cuthbert, "bright and renowned"a form of CùithbeirtThe name of an 8th century saint. ?
DAWNda VEE naJIR velJER hoolJOHK; JOHKandev vor GILL aJIR mutJU kelDOE ur chooDOL akDO lee, DO neeDOL eedol LEE naDOLE ee, DOE nul ee/DOE anDOE naDON ilddon ald EE naDO nuchDON anDO nu chugh, DOO nu chuDO nu chee, DOO nu cheeDO ghel, DON nu ghelDOO gulDUG lasdug las EE naDROST anDRUM mundDOODOOW akDOOW uk anDOOW heeDOOW uchDUFDOO ul, DOO ghulDOO lusDOOEE nyuhDUN kindoon LAWY vuh
Dorothy-JackDiorbhail, Dearbhail, DorothyDermidDiocuil-DolinaDonnyDolly-Donaldina, DolinaDòmhnallDolina, Dona-a Scottish saint's nameDuncan--dubh gallDubh glas, Doug, DougieTristanfrom a place nameDuffDuganDuffyDuthac, DuthasDubhDougal, DugaldDouglas-Donnchadh, Mac DhonnchaidhMacClay, Livingston
dim. of Domhnaill influenced by the English Danfem. of David originating in Scotlandtrue desiretrue eye? Tearful eye?dims. of Seoc influenced by Jenkin/Jocktrue desirepossibly means: "without injunction", "envy," or "free man"The name of a 9th century monk of Iona.otterworld ruler- fem. of Dòmhnalldims. of Dòmhnalldim. of Dearbhailmodern feminine form of Donalddims. of Dòmhnallfeminine form of Donaldworld-mightyfeminine form of Donalddim. of Donnchadhbrownbrown warriordim. of Donnchadh?dark stanger, Danes which refers to Norwegians/Icelandersblack streamrare feminine form of Douglasoffspring Drost, Drostan is the forerunner of the name TristanDrummannblack"black one" originally a nickname for someone with dark hairdim. of Dubhagblack one of peaceblackused as a nickname for a dark haired person.black stranger (a Dane) see Dougalblack streamblack?brown warriorbrown hill or moor
ECH enECH unnECH urnEH dulfAE danER tcheeEh lerYAH luh sutch; EL uh sutchEM akEM el inAE munE ver; E werYOW rik; EN rikEP ikEH rel; HA reltchERKERN aned ANN aEF feeEYE leen; EV a leenAE jard; EH dardAY lee, Eh leeEL ee nurAE veerER chartAE nyuhEL lee itEL spethYO chuk anYOCH eeYO kanYO un anYO un, EO unYO nee, EO neeYOE nanYO nus tun; SHON uk anYOE ranYOS; YOS ee;SHO seeYO suf; SHO sufERS kinEZ mayET taAYV/AYV aYEW inyoo FEE mee a
-Hector-EdwulfAidanArchieHilarius, HilaryElizabethEmily; EmiliaHamelinEdmund-HenryEffie, Eppie, EuphemiaHarold-ErnestEuphemiaEvelynEdwardEllen, Helen, AilieEleanor--Annafrom an English place nameElizabeth---HughieEwan-Jonathan-Joe; JoeyJosephArascainEsmée, Aymie, EsmaEve/EvaEoghann, EugeneOighrig, Eppie, Effie, Phemie, Fanny
form of Eachannhorse lord, brown horsehorse lordfrom Old English Eadwulf, "prosperous wolf"dim. of Aodh, meaning "fire," a Celtic sun god name"true and bold". A Gaelic form of Archie (see Archibald)Latin, cheerfulfrom Hebrew Elizabeth, "God is my oath"dim. of Amili (Amelia)from Old English Hamelin, "home?"Old English, "happy protection"? - form of EimirOld German, Henry "home rule"Greek, "well-spoken"Old German via Norse, "army-rule"specklediron, one of knowledgean Irish saint who came to Scotland. short form of Euphemia, from Greek "I speak well"Germanic, ?Old English, wealthy guardianEilionoir, Eilidh is now regarded as the Gaelic form of Helen. Greek, via Latin, light??- legendary Celtic namesuper craftsmankernal or grainElwoldoath of Goddim. of Eochaidhhorse rider, horse warriordim. of Eoghannform of Eònanwell born, youthdim. of Eòghannfear?Hebrew, God has givendim. of Eònandims. of EòsaphHebrew, God increasessurname derived from a place namefrom the French meaning "esteemed" or "loved"dim. of names ending in -etta. Hebrew, lifeborn of the yewThe pet forms are considered quintessentially Scottish.
an 8th century abbott, also "lively; spritely," or "wolf-slayer"dim. of Faolanwolfvery dear onevery dear onepet form of Fearghus?supreme choicefair shoulderssupreme choicefrom Greek Philip, "lover of horses"Meaning "white stranger,"- Norwegian and Icelandic Vikingswhite warriorwhite headedang. of Fionnghualinvented by the Scottish writer James MacPhereson.dim. of Fionnfair-bornwhite, fairwhite shouldersFionn, or an independant name meaning hairy/shaggywhite stranger (a Norseman)white shouldersdim. of Fionnlaghwhite herodim. of Fionnrich dominion, lordly in actionblood-redarrow makerLatin, flourishingFlora became popular in Scotland after Flora Mc Donald dims. Of Flora, Fionnghualfrom a place name meaning "at the land or place"derived from Votadini, a Celtic tribe living in Scotland.Latin, a French manLatin, a French mandim. of Frangdims. Of FrangagThis is Norman mestemming from the place name Frisselle. Gaelic form of Fraser (see also)
GA vunGAW run, GAV runGAR uv an, GAR aw anGAR ohGAV inGEE beeGIL christGILL daGIL la burtgil AUNN drushgil LES puh changil LES pikgil ESP, gil AESPgil LE engil luh BREE juhgil luh CHREE ustGILL ee inGILL eesgil LEE us uhGIL lisGIL royGIR sulGAU reeGOR dunGORE dinGAU rum ulGRAM, GRAY umGRAW nyaGRANTGREERGREG urGRAEGGREE uh tuchGRE umGRI ger; GRI galGREE shulgri ZELGOOY ruhGWIN nenGOO ruh man
Gavin, Gawain--?GabhanGilGillechriosdGille DiaGilbertGillandersArchibald-Gillian, GilleanGilbrideGilchristGille IainGille IosaGilliesGille IosaGille ruaidhGraceGodfreyGordonfrom a place nameGormeliaGreumach-grandGregoryGriogair, GregoryCyrus-Graham, GreumachGregoryGriselda, Giorsal, GrizelGriseal, Giorsal, Griselda---
Form of the name Gawain, of Arthurian legend. Name borne by a 6th century king of Dal Riada.rough?also found as Gawain. From an obscure Welsh name.dim. of Gilleabartservant of Christservant of Godfrom Old German, Gilbert, "bright pledge or hostage"servant of St. Andrewdim. of Gilleasbaigservant of the bishopdim of Gilleasbaigfollower of St. Johnservant of St. Brigidservant of Christservant of St. Johnservant of Jesusservant of Jesus"servant of Jesus", this name is popular in the Hebridesred haired boyProbably originally a form of Griseldafrom Norse, "God's peace"Old Welsh, super fortGreat hill fort?deep blue eyeThis has been used in Scotland since the 12th century.name of a Celtic goddess, "she who inspires terror"Grand, big man (from French)From the Greek Gregory, "watchful"From the Greek Gregory, "watchful"From Persian Cyrus, "sun"originally a temporary name given before a girl was baptized.from an English place name meaning "Granta's estate." Greek, watchmanfrom Germanic Griselda, "grey battle"from Germanic Griselda, " grey battle"proud; nobleform of Finneanblue one
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