This page concentrates on Scottish baby Boys names and their meanings. Of course they are mainly first names or Christian names as they are known in some countries, but their are some Scotland family or Scottish surnames also.
The history of Scotland also includes many different races known as the Scots, Celts and gaels. Some of the Scottish names are derived from these ancient races and you can find more of these names on the Gaelic Boys names page. In addition, you can use the menu to the left to select what country you wish and whether it is boys or girls names you require. You can also use the site to search for different names using a wide variety of search terms by using the search page.
Scottish boys name which is thought to originate from the town of Barry in Angus.
Scottish boys name from the Gaelic for life
Scottish Gaelic form of Benjamin. Son of my right hand
Scottish boys name from Hebrew origins meaning son of the right hand. Often shortened to Ben or Benjy
Scottish boys name popular in the early 20th century but has since fallen from favour. Originally Germanic, meaning bear and hard.
From the plain or field. A boy or girl's name.
A Scottish surname which is sometimes used as a Christian or first name. Thought to originate from the meaning yellow (as in hair)
Scottish boys name from the Gaelic for Raven
Another Scottish name more commonly linked with Ireland with the meaning being lost in the mists of time
Scottish boys name whose origins are unclear. It is believed to origiante from an old Norse name
Scottish name with origins in France (Brus)
Scottish name more commonly used as a surname. However, can be used as a first name.
Scottish name more commonly used as a surname. A Cairn is a heap of stones used to mark an achievemnet, landmark or sometimes a grave.
Scottish form of a Latin name (Colm) menaing dove
A crooked nose. From an old Scottish surname
A crooked mouth. The name of one of the great Scottish highland clans
A Scottish boys name which derives from Celtic meaning a battle mighty.
Rarely used Scottish boys name, coming from a character in Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe.
son of the lord
Scottish boys name coming from the Germanic equivalent of Andrew meaning manly or a man
A follower of Christ, a Christian. A boy or girl's name
Scottish boys name meaning the one who carries Christ
A Scottish boys name which is also a popular surname in Scotland. Original meaning was clergyman or scholar
A resting-place, or meadow
A rarely used Scottish boys name which is in fact a River which flows through Glasgow. Has unfortnate connotations due to its use by slave plantation owners
A Scottish boys name with its roots thought to be in the Gaelic "whelp" meaning youth
A rarely used Scottish boys name with its roots in an obscure Roman clan name
A Scottish boys name linked to Greek origins meaning ordered system.
A Scottish boys name derived from Crag or cliff
A Scottish boys name which is also a Lanarkshire place name. Originally thought to mean a ford where crows gather