Scottish Baby Names

The Scots--originally a Celtic tribe that migrated from northern Ireland-- have a rich cultural heritage that is reflected in their baby names. This list includes both uniquely Scottish Gaelic baby names, and others that have been used in Scotland for so long and often that they are thought of internationally as typically Scottish.
  • Uilleam

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Most Americans would take the easy way out and spell it Willem, as in artist de Kooning and actor Dafoe. Read More 

  • Una

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    In an epic poem, the personification of truth, beauty, and unity; this ancient name is popular in Ireland but rarely heard here. The Oona spelling has more oomph. Read More 

  • Wallace

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    So square it could almost be ripe for a turnaround, especially with the hipness imparted by the British Claymation series Wallace & Gromit. And Wally makes an adorable Leave it to... Read More 

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