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Scotland or Scottish Boy Baby Names

This is a collection of pages which shows individual baby names sorted into country names and then sorted into strict alphabetical order. You can search for baby names from countries such as Scotland, Ireland and Gaelic names from this page. 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.

 
  Abernethy  
  The mouth of the Nethy River  
  Abraham  
  Scottish boys name again from Hebrew meaning "father of a multitude". Reflects (in the early days at least) Scotlands religious heritage  
  Abram  
  Scottish boys name originally from the Hebrew for "high father"  
  Adair  
  From the Oak tree near the ford  
  Adam  
  A man of the red earth. According to the Bible, the first man  
  Adamnan  
  Scottish boys name generally taken to mean "little Adam"  
  Adrian  
  Scottish boys name literally meaning "one from Adria" which is an Italian city. Thought to reflect the high level of Italian immigration and also early occupation by the Romans  
  Aeneas  
  Scottish boys name taken from the Greek to mean "praiseworthy". Has been "anglicised" as Angus  
  Africa  
  Strangely a Scottish boys name used since the 12th Century. No connection with the continent but thought to derive from the Arabic word for "dusty"  
  Aiden  
  Scottish boys name, but more commonly used in Ireland. A version of the Gaelic name Aed and the name of a popular saint.  
  Ailbert  
  Bright with nobility (could be a derivation of Albert-English)  
  Ainsley  
  A meadow or clearing. Also a unisex name.  
  Alan  
  Handsome  
  Alasdair  
  Protector of men  
  Alastair  
  Protector of men also spelled as Alasdair  
  Albert  
  Scottish boys name often shortened to Bert. Originally a Germanic name meaning "noble bright"  
  Alexander  
  Scottish boys name meaning "defender of men". Often shortened in everyday usage to Alex, Alec, Ally or Sandy  
 
 
  Allen  
  Handsome.  
  Allister  
  The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.  
  Andrew  
  Scottish boys name taken from a Greek origin meaning "manly"  
  Angus  
  Unique strength, outstanding  
  Angus  
  Boys name of Scottish origin meaning "exceptional"  
  Anthony  
  From the Roman name Antonius. Regularly shortened to Tony probably becuase of the actual "real" spelling of Antony  
  Archibald  
  Scottish boys name originally from the Germanic name comprising "excellent, noble,true and bold"  
  Argyll  
  From the land of the Gaels. Also the name of a Scottish county.  
  Arthur  
  Scottish boys name whose roots it is believed are Celtic. Generally agreed that the root of the name means "bear"  
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