Scotland or Scottish Boy Baby Names

This page concentrates on Scottish baby Boys names and their meanings. In Scotland, it is sometimes the case that they use family names as first names. In addition an abbreviation of Mc or mac (meaning son of) is sometimes used.

Scotland has a rich and unique history and this includes a number of ancient races such as the Scots, Celts and Gaels and this contriubutes to its names. In addition, in Scotland there is a tradition of we are all "Jock Tamson's bairns" meaning that we are all the same, no matter race, creed or colour and Scotland has often welcomed newcomers to its fold. After the second world war, a number of displaced european refugees settled and more recently the european union has provided a number of newcomers to the country bringing their own rich history. Some of the (native) Scottish names are derived from these ancient races and you can find more of these names on the Gaelic Boys names page.

  Scottish boys name which is more common as a surname but occasionally used as a first name. Origins in a Norman placename  
  Scottish boys name whihc is probably much more common in England. Original meaning "stoney meadow"  
  Scottish boys name which originates in the Greek for "crown" or "garland" (as in victors crown). Can also be spelled Steven and is sometimes shortened to Steve or Stevie  
  Scottish Celtic boys name which means (meaning) poet  
  One of the more unusual Scottish boys names which is believed to originate from either a place or an old Clan name.  
  Scottish boys name which can also be spelled Stewart. Originally mean't "steward" or "chief" and its name is steeped in history as the clan name of the last Royal household in Scotland  
  Scottish boys name whose origins (whilst believed to be Roman) are unclear.  
  Scottish boys name originating in the Bible. Origins are believed to be in an Aramaic word meaning "twin"  
  Scottish boys name which originates in the Greek for "honour God". Often shortened to Tim  
  Scottish boys name which is very much a clan name in its use by the MacLeods of Lewis. For soem reason, despite its irregular use, has a very "posh" reputation.  
  Scottish boys name whose origins are a bit unclear. Believed to have been a placename, then a surname then a first name.  
  Scottish boys name which, similar to Torquil, is believed to have (unfair) "posh reputation". Origins in Celtic and French  
  Scottish boys name popular in the Shetlands with origins in the Norse for "Thor ruler"  
  Scottish boys name which simply means what it says  
  Scottish boys name originating in the Latin for "conquering"  
  Scottish boys name which is much more common as a surname. Most famous usage of course being the Scottish patriot William Wallace  
  Scottish boys name origianting in old Germanic with elements of rule and folk within it  
  Scottish boys name which is more common as a surname. Original meaning is "guardian"  
  Scottish boys name from old Germanic meaning "will and volition"  
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