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Scottish Names for Boys

Scottish names for boys in the Nameberry database include the choices here.
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  • Alasdair

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    In this country, more recognizable with the Alistair spelling.  Read More 

  • Angus

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    Angus is rapidly moving from fuddy-duddy, kilt-wearing old Scotsman to hip young American; it's definitely a plausible choice, particularly for parents whose roots go back to Glasgow. The ancient ... Read More 

  • Baird

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    Meaning bard, this is an original choice with poetic and melodic undertones. Bard itself has also come into consideration, both names bringing to mind Shakespeare and other literary lights. The S... Read More 

  • Caelan

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    One of the rarer, more appealing forms of this family of names.  Read More 

  • Callum

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    Callum, a charming Scottish boys' name just beginning to be heard in this country but high on the list in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, is worth consideration as a less popular alternativ... Read More 

  • Campbell

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    The seventh most common surname in Scotland, once associated only with soup, is now being considered as a last-name-first choice, accessible but unusual.  Read More 

  • Dougal

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    Heard in the Scottish highlands, and much more in tune with the present times than the dated Douglas — for which it could make a perfect tribute name.
Dougal was the Scottish nickname for invadin... Read More 

  • Duncan

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    Duncan is jaunty, confident, and open, a Scottish royal name that's brimming with friendly charm and makes it into our golden circle of names that are neither too popular nor too strange. Duncan ha... Read More 

  • Dunn

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    Efficient feel.  Read More 

  • Euan

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    The attractive Euan and Ewan are just coming onto the U.S. radar, via actor Ewan MacGregor and Harry Potter 's Euan Abercrombie. Read More 

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