Names Categorized "islands"
This is a list of names in which the categories include islands.
AILSA f Scottish
From Ailsa Craig
, the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland, which is of uncertain derivation.
ARRAN m Scottish
From the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland in the Firth of Clyde.
CARA f English
From an Italian word meaning "beloved". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century, though it did not become popular until after the 1950s.
ENNIS m English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Gaelic inis
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
ISLAY m Scottish
From the name of the island of Islay, which lies off of the west coast of Scotland.
LEWIS m English
Medieval English form of LOUIS
. A famous bearer was Lewis Carroll (1832-1898), the author of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. This was also the surname of C. S. Lewis (1898-1963), the author of the 'Chronicles of Narnia'.
RHONA f Scottish
Possibly derived from the name of the Hebridean island Rona
, which means "rough island" in Gaelic.
SKYE f English (Modern)
From the name of the Isle of Skye off the west coast of Scotland. It is sometimes considered a variant of SKY