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 originating in the Germanic for Heart and Mind
Scottish boys name originating in Norman history meaning noble and knightly.
Scottish boys name which more often appears as a surname. The origins should be quite clear
Scottish boys name which again is more likely to be a surname. A town in Aberdeenshire its original meaning was hunting ley (meadow)
the little fiery one
Form of John
Scottish boys name originating in the Gaelic word for island
Scottish boys name also spelled Irving. The first spelling is a Scottish town in Ayrshire
Scottish boys name originates in the Norse personal name of Ivarr
Scottish boys name which has fallen from favour. Biblical and therefore Hebrew origins
Scottish boys name from ancient Hebrew but developed from the Lation Jacobus
Scottish boys name which is an ancient name with its roots in Biblical times
Short form of Jacob or John. God is gracious
Scottish boys name from the Hebrew for God is gracious. Many different spellings or derivatives such as Jock, Jack, Ian, Iain, Sean
Scottish boys name from the Hebrew for Jehovah has given
Scottish boys name from the Hebrew for Jehovah increases
Scottish boys name more usually a surname but thought to derive from the Gaelic Ciar.
Scottish boys name which was originally a placename (North of Scotland) whcih evolved into a surname then a first name
A Scottish border town
Scottish boys name whose origisn are unclear but thought to be related to the River which runs through Glasgow
Shortened form of Kenneth
Scots name which is more commonly used as a surname but growing in popularity. Means (charmingly!!) ugly headed
Handsome and fair, or born of fire
Another deviation on the longer name Kenneth
Scottish boys name, used very irregularly, who is also the name of Glasgow's patron saint
Scottish boys name which is more common as a surname.
Scottish boys name which appears to have origianted in Ireland although the exact meaning is unclear
From the narrow strait
From the land of the lochs
Head of household (normally of a big estate)
Scottish boys name whose origins are Latin and mean someone from the town of Laurentum
Scottish boys name although can also be used as a girls name and its meaning is derived from the placename meaning wood, clearing or pasture.