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.
From the land by the sea
Often thought of as a very English name this is in fact the spelling of the Scottish boys name from the Gaelic for "devotee of the Virgin Mary"
The dweller by the Alder tree
Scottish boys name whose origins relate to either the Irish name Niall meaning champion or the Latin Nigellus meaning black
Scottish boys name which originates in Norman where it mean't new town.
Scottish boys name originating in Greek meaning a combination of victory and people.
The victory of the people
Scottish boys name origianting in the name of the origninl Saint. Rarely used nowadays
Scottish boys name whose meaning is believed to be the North Man
from the high peak
Scottish boys name whose origins are unclear. Perhaps originates in the Irish Parthalan meaning waves of the sea. More common as a surname
Scottish boys name from the Latin Patrician or father (of Rome)
Scottish boys name from the latin for small
Scottish boys name from the Greek for stone
Scottish boys name originally from the Greek meaning lover of horses
Scottish boys name which is more common as a surname and originates in the Placename (now called Craigmillar)
Scottish boys name from the Latin for "fifth"
Scottish nickname for Robert (most famously Rabbie Burns)
Scottish boys name whose origins are in Old Norse and means a combination of counsel and wolf
Scottish boys name which was originally a placename but is periodically used as a first name. Most famous person to have it as a first name was the British Prime Minister Ramsey MacDonald
Scottish boys name from Old German which means a combination of advice and defence.
Scottish boys name which origiantes in Old German words meaning a combination of King and firm. Often shortened to Dick or Richie
Famous, bright fame
Scottish boys name which is usually regarded as being a shortened version of Robert but is also used on its own
Scottish boys name which is probably thought of as more of an English name (even in Scotland). Unsurprisingly its origins are in old English and means fame spear
Scottish boys name which originates in the Nordic countries (probably Sweden) where it means ruler of unfavourable gods
Rarely used Scottish boys name which is thoght to originate (unsurprisngly) from the race known as the Romans
Scottish boys name orignating in Old Norse meaning power and might. A popular spelling is Ranald
Scottish boys name which originates in Gaelic and means simply "red"
The red one. From the mane
Scottish boys name of unclear origins but perhaps simply a surname which started to be used as a first name