Names That Mean Scotland

  1. Scott
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "from Scotland"
    • Description:

      A cool, windswept, surfer babe-magnet in 1965, a nice dad -- or even granddad -- today.
  2. Dallas
    • Origin:

      Place-name in Scotland and Texas, and Irish
    • Meaning:

      "skilled"
    • Description:

      Relaxed, laid-back cowboy name with broad appeal and more staying power than you might guess: Dallas has ranked among the Top 1000 boy names in the US since records began in 1880.
  3. Dallas
    • Origin:

      Place-name in Scotland and Texas, or Irish
    • Meaning:

      "skilled"
    • Description:

      Dallas is a cowhand name that perhaps surprisingly has always ranked among the Top 1000 names for boys in the US, since records began in 1880, but has only been a Top 1000 girl name for the past decade (along with brief periods in the 1990s and in 1910).
  4. Scott
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "from Scotland"
    • Description:

      The midcentury favorite boys' name Scott feels fresher when used for a girl. Scotty is a cute nickname.
  5. Scotia
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "Scotland"
    • Description:

      Place names can be a nod to your cultural heritage or a commemoration of a favorite destination. Scotia comes from the Latin name for Scotland, which may be a perfect fit for a family of Scottish heritage if Scotland feels too on-the-nose. Caledonia is another possibility, used by the Romans for the land north of Hadrian's Wall in England, which marked the upper boundary of the Roman Empire. And Nova Scotia (meaning "new Scotland") is also the name of a Canadian province.
  6. Louden
    • Origin:

      Scottish
    • Meaning:

      "from Loudoun, Scotland"
    • Description:

      Louden began as a habitational surname for people from the town of Loudoun in Scotland. It is occasionally used as a first name, such as that of writer Louden Wainwright Jr. and his son, folk singer Louden Wainwright III, but is most often encountered as a surname.
  7. Idina
    • Origin:

      English variation of Edina
    • Meaning:

      "from Edinburgh, Scotland"
    • Description:

      Made famous by actress Idina Menzel, of "Rent" and "Wicked" fame.