437 Scottish Baby Names With Meanings

While naming the baby, most parents prefer including a little bit of their family history to ensure that the child remembers where he comes from. So if you also wish to pass your Scottish heritage to the next generation, bestow a Scottish baby name on your child.

Scottish baby names have distinctive origins, all thanks to the eventful history of invasions and battles. The baby name inspiration ranges from traditional Celtic, Gaelic and Old English to influences from neighboring countries, Italy, France, and Norway. Additionally, the Lowland and Highland areas have different names, depending on the regions. While scottish boy names are strong and manly, scottish female names are dainty, soft and feminine, which is one of the traits of Celtic and Gaelic names.

From the motherland of bagpipers, Loch Ness monster and of course, Johnnie Walker, MomJunction brings you an extensive collection of Scottish baby names with meanings. You’re sure to fall in love with these gorgeous name, whether you are a Scottish or not. Keep scrolling!

LundyA person from the island groveBoy
LyallA Scottish surname derived from the Old Norse given name Liulfr which means wolfBoy
MacScottish and Irish prefix meaning son ofBoy
MacalisterThe son of AlasdairBoy
MacallSon of the chief in battleBoy
MacallanA son of a handsome manBoy
MacallisterSon of the defender of mankindBoy
MacarnyThe name given to the son of ArtanBoy
MacarthurGaelic - Son of Arthur;Boy
MacaulayThe son of Olaf, son of the battle chiefBoy
MaccaulaySon of righteousnessBoy
MacgregorA son of a shepardBoy
MacintoshA son of the thaneBoy
MackanThe son ofBoy
MackayA son of fireBoy
MackeeA fair, favored oneBoy
MackenzieA son of the fair manBoy
MackenzyA son of a favored manBoy
MackieSon of Coinneach, name of a Scottish clanBoy
MackinneyGod has heard me; Celtic - Son of Cionaodh; Gaelic - Son of Coinneach; Son of Kenneth;Boy
MackinnonSon of the fair bornBoy
MacklandSon of the landBoy
MacklenThe son of FlannBoy
MackynzieThe son who has a handsome fatherBoy
MaclaineSon of the lionBoy
MaclarenSon of LarenBoy
MaclayAn amiable and youthful personBoy
MacleanSon of a beautiful manBoy
MacleodSon of an unattractive manBoy
MacmillanSon of a bald manBoy
MacraeA gracious sonBoy
MacwanA Scottish Surname which is found mainly in Scottish and Northern IrelandBoy
MaesieScottish diminutive for Margareth meaning pearlGirl
MaezieOne who is beautiful like a pearlGirl
MairiShe who is bitter, ful of bitternessGirl
MaisyScottish diminutive for Margaret, meaning pearlGirl
MaizeyScottish name meaning pearlGirl
MaizyVariant of the Scottish name Maisie meaning pearlGirl
MakTo be the son of someoneBoy
MakailynA virginal, untouched young womanGirl
MakayA son of Kay, a Son of FireBoy
MakiyaA Scottish female nameGirl
MalcolmA devotee of St, ColombaBoy
MansonA Scottish surname, son of MangusBoy
MarcailA girl pretty as a pearlGirl
MarjaryVariation of Marjorie which means PearlGirl
MassieA surname derived from teh clan name Matheson in ScottishUnisex
MataGift of Yahweh; Gift of God; Gift of the Lord; A variant of MatthewBoy
MathesonA bear's sonBoy
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