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.
A Scottish boys name which is more common as a surname
A Scottish boys name, very popular in the Lothian Region
A Scottish boys name now much more common in the neighbouring England. Derives from a Greek word for Lord
From the little field pronounced D L
Scottish boys name but also extensively used in Ireland. Comes from the Hebrew for God has judged
Scottish boys name of obscure origin.
Scottish boys name from the Hebrew for beloved.
A Scottish surname which is sometimes used as a Christian or first name. It is also the name of a town in Roxburghshire
Scottihs boys name originating in Greek and Latin from the name Dionysus or lame god. Although not a strange name it has, to some degree, fallen from fashion.
Scottish boys name thought ot originate in Dutch (Diederick) or the German Dietrich. Consists of a combination of meanings of people and ruler
Scottish boys name which is perhaps more popularly used in Ireland. Originating in Celtic legend he was the Celtic version of Achilles
Commonly used abbreviation for David
Gaelic boys name which is a version of Donald meaning, world mighty
The ruler of the world. From the name Donald and other `Don' names
Scottish boys name which is a version of the Gaelic Domhnall meaning, world mighty
Mainly used in Ireland but of Scottish origin meaning "the Kings Gatekeeper"
from the dark water
Scottish boys name which is more often a surname than Christian name. It is a well known clan name in Scotland.
Dark haired, or of a dark complexion
Scottish boys name originating from Ireland and describing the visiting (and not in a good way!) Danes
Dark skinned warrior
From the fortress on the hill
More often associated with English names this is the name of a Scottish King who reigned from 1097 to 1107
Scottish boys name which is more common in England. Originates in Old English and means a combination of rich, happy and guardian
Another Scottish boys name which is more commonly used in England. Composed of elements meaning rich and friend
Scottish boys name which is derived from an old Borders (Geographic area of Scotland) surname