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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Scottish.
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ABI   f   Scottish
Short form of ABIGAIL.
AFRICA (2)   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of AIFRIC.
AIFRIC   f   Irish, Scottish
Possibly means "pleasant" in Irish.
AILEAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ALICE.
AILEEN   f   Scottish, Irish, English
Variant of EILEEN.
AILSA   f   Scottish
From Ailsa Craig, the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland, which is of uncertain derivation.
AINSLEY   f & m   Scottish, English (Modern)
From a surname which was from a place name: either Annesley in Nottinghamshire or Ansley in Warwickshire. The place names themselves derive from Old English anne "alone, solitary" or ansetl "hermitage" and leah "woodland, clearing".
ANNAG   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of ANNA.
ATHOL   m & f   Scottish
From the name of a district in Scotland which was derived from Gaelic ath Fodhla "new Ireland".
BARABAL   f   Scottish
Scottish form of BARBARA.
BEATHAG   f   Scottish
Feminine form of BEATHAN.
BEILEAG   f   Scottish
Diminutive of ISEABAIL.
BEITRIS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of BEATRICE.
BLAIR   m & f   Scottish, English
From a Scottish surname which is derived from Gaelic blár meaning "plain, field, battlefield".
CAIRISTÌONA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of CHRISTINA.
CAITRÌONA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of KATHERINE.
CAOIMHE   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caomh meaning "beautiful, gentle, kind".
CARSON   m & f   Scottish, English
From a Scottish surname of uncertain meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was the American scout Kit Carson (1809-1868).
CATRINA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of CATRIONA.
CATRIONA   f   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic form of KATHERINE.
DEÒIRIDH   f   Scottish
Means "pilgrim" in Scottish Gaelic.
DONALDA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of DONALD.
DONALDINA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of DONALD.
DONELLA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of DONALD.
EALASAID   f   Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of ELIZABETH.
EDNA (1)   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
EFFIE (2)   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of OIGHRIG.
EILIDH   f   Scottish
Diminutive of EILIONOIR, sometimes taken to be a Gaelic form of HELEN.
EILIONOIR   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ELEANOR.
EIMHIR   f   Scottish
Scottish form of EMER.
EITHNE   f   Irish, Scottish
Means "kernel, grain" in Irish. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, sister of Saint Fidelma and follower of Saint Patrick.
ELSPET   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ELIZABETH.
ELSPETH   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ELIZABETH.
FENELLA   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FERGIE   m & f   Scottish
Diminutive and feminine form of FERGUS.
FINELLA   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINLEY   m & f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINOLA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FIONA   f   Scottish, English
Feminine form of FIONN. This name was (first?) used by Scottish poet James Macpherson in his poem 'Fingal' (1762).
FIONOLA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FRANGAG   f   Scottish
Scottish feminine form of FRANCIS.
GLENNA   f   Scottish, English
Feminine form of GLENN.
GORMLAITH   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Irish gorm "blue" or "illustrious" and flaith "princess, lady". This was the name of a wife of the 11th-century Irish ruler Brian Boru.
GREER   f & m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname which was derived from the given name GREGOR.
GRISELDA   f   English, Scottish, Spanish, Literature
Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris "grey" and hild "battle". It is not attested as a Germanic name. This was the name of a patient wife in medieval tales by Boccaccio and Chaucer.
GRIZEL   f   Scottish
Scottish variant of GRISELDA.
INNES   m & f   Scottish
Anglicized form of AONGHUS, also used as a feminine name.
IONA (1)   f   English, Scottish
From the name of the island off Scotland where Saint Columba founded a monastery. The name of the island is Old Norse in origin, and apparently derives simply from ey meaning "island".
ISEABAIL   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ISABEL.
ISHBEL   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of ISEABAIL.
ISLA   f   Scottish
Variant of ISLAY, typically used as a feminine name.
ISOBEL   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ISABEL.
JAMESINA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of JAMES.
JAMIE   m & f   Scottish, English
Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of JAMES. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine form.
JEAN (2)   f   English, Scottish
Medieval English variant of Jehanne (see JANE). It was common in England and Scotland during the Middle Ages, but eventually became rare in England. It was reintroduced to the English-speaking world from Scotland in the 19th century.
JESSIE (1)   f   Scottish, English
Originally a Scottish diminutive of JEAN (2). In modern times it is also used as a diminutive of JESSICA.
KEAVY   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of CAOIMHE.
KEITHA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of KEITH.
KENINA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of KENNETH.
KENNA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of KENNETH.
KIRSTEEN   f   Scottish
Variant of KIRSTIN.
KIRSTIE   f   Scottish
Diminutive of KIRSTIN.
KIRSTIN   f   Scottish
Scottish form of CHRISTINA.
KIRSTY   f   Scottish
Diminutive of KIRSTIN.
LACHINA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of LACHLAN.
LILEAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILIAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LILLIAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
LINDSAY   f & m   English, Scottish
From an English and Scottish surname which was originally derived from the name of the region Lindsey, which means "LINCOLN island" in Old English. As a given name it was typically masculine until the 1960s (in Britain) and 1970s (in America) when it became popular for girls, probably due to its similarity to Linda and because of American actress Lindsay Wagner (1949-).
LINDSEY   f & m   English, Scottish
Variant of LINDSAY.
LIÙSAIDH   f   Scottish
Scottish form of LUCIA.
LOGAN   m & f   Scottish, English
From a surname which was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.
MAIGHREAD   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MARGARET.
MAIREAD   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MARGARET.
MÀIRI   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MARY.
MAISIE   f   Scottish
Diminutive of MAIREAD.
MALINA (1)   f   Scottish
Feminine form of MALCOLM.
MALVINA   f   Scottish, English, Literature
Created by the poet James MacPherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossian poems. He probably intended it to mean "smooth brow" in Gaelic.
MARSAILI   f   Scottish
Scottish form of both MARJORIE and MARCELLA.
MAURA (2)   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRE. It has also been associated with Gaelic mór meaning "great". This was the name of an obscure 5th-century Irish or Scottish martyr.
MHAIRI   f   Scottish
Vocative form of MÀIRI.
MOIRA   f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of MÁIRE. It also coincides with Greek Μοιρα (Moira) meaning "fate, destiny", the singular of Μοιραι, the Greek name for the Fates. They were the three female personifications of destiny in Greek mythology.
MÓR   f   Scottish, Irish
Means "great" in Gaelic. It is sometimes translated into English as SARAH.
MORAG   f   Scottish
Diminutive of MÓR.
MORNA   f   Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of MUIRNE.
MORVEN   f   Scottish
From a Scottish place name meaning "big gap". This was the name of Fingal's kingdom in James Macpherson's poems.
MOYNA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of MONA (1).
MOYRA   f   Irish, Scottish
Variant of MOIRA.
MUIREALL   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MUIRGEL.
MURDAG   f   Scottish
Feminine form of MURDO.
MURRON   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MUIRENN.
MYSIE   f   Scottish
Variant of MAISIE.
NANDAG   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of ANNA.
NEILINA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of NEIL.
OIGHRIG   f   Scottish
Means "new speckled one" in Scottish Gaelic.
PEIGI   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of MARGARET.
RAGHNAID   f   Scottish
Scottish form of RAGNHILD.
RHONA   f   Scottish
Possibly derived from the name of the Hebridean island Rona, which means "rough island" in Gaelic.
RODINA   f   Scottish
Scottish feminine form of RODERICK.
RONALDA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of RONALD.
SAUNDRA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of SANDRA.
SENGA   f   Scottish
Sometimes explained as an anagram of AGNES, but more likely derived from Gaelic seang "slender".
SEONA   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of SEONAG or SEÒNAID.
SEONAG   f   Scottish
Scottish form of JOAN (1).
SEÒNAID   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of JOAN (1).
SHEENA   f   Scottish, English
Anglicized form of SÌNE. This name was popularized outside of Scotland in the 1980s by the singer Sheena Easton (1959-).
SHEONA   f   Scottish
Variant of SHONA.
SHONA   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of SEONAG or SEÒNAID. Though unconnected, this is also the name of an ethnic group who live in southern Africa, mainly Zimbabwe.
SÌLEAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of CECILIA.
SÌNE   f   Scottish
Scottish form of JEANNE.
SÌNEAG   f   Scottish
Scottish form of JEANNETTE.
SLÀINE   f   Scottish
Scottish form of SLÁINE.
SORCHA   f   Irish, Scottish
Means "radiant" in Gaelic. It is sometimes used as an Irish form of Sarah.
TEÀRLAG   f   Scottish
Feminine form of TEÀRLACH.
TEASAG   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of JEAN (2).
ÙNA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of ÚNA.
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