Scottish Gaelic Submitted Names

These names are used by Scottish Gaelic speakers.
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ADAMNAN m Scottish Gaelic
Diminutive of Adam.
AILEAN m Scottish Gaelic (Rare)
Scottish Gaelic cognate of Alan.
AILIG m & f Scottish Gaelic
Scots Gaelic form of Alex.
AINGEALAG f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Angelica.
AITHBHREAC f Scottish Gaelic, Medieval Scottish
Aithbhreac was the given name of the author of the earliest extant poetry in Scottish Gaelic by a poetess. Aithbhreac Inghean Coirceadal (1430-80) wrote a famous poem to eulogise her late husband.
AMHUINN m & f Scottish, Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic
"From the alder tree" or "lives at the alder tree river."
BÁINE f & m Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Irish Mythology
An Irish name meaning "whiteness, pallor". In Irish Mythology, Báine was a princess, daughter of Tuathal Techtmar, ancestor of the kings of Ireland. "Cailín na Gruaige Báine" and "Bruach na Carraige Báine" are the names of two traditional Irish songs.... [more]
BENNEIT m Scottish Gaelic
Benneit is a Gaelic name meaning "blessed". It can be shortened to Ben.
BHIOCTORIA f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Victoria.
CAOINTEAN m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Quintinus.
CAOMHAINN m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Kevin.
CATRIA f Scottish Gaelic (Rare)
Likely a nickname for Catrina. It was used in the game Fire Emblem
CÒISEAM m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Constantinus (see Constantine).
CRÌSDEAN m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Christopher.
CUITHBEART m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Cuthbert.
DÌORBHAIL f Scottish Gaelic
Associated as a variation of Dorothy.
EAIRRDSIDH m Scottish Gaelic
Allegedly a Scottish adoption of Archie.
GARAIDH m Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. It is commonly Anglicized as Gary and Garry.
GARVIN m Irish (Anglicized), Scottish (Anglicized), Scottish Gaelic (Anglicized)
Derived from the surname of Garvin, which is an anglicized Gaelic surname. Its original Gaelic form is Gairbhith, which means "rough (or cruel) fate", derived from Gaelic garbh meaning "rough" or "cruel" combined with Gaelic bith meaning "fate" and possibly also "ill fortune".
GILLEASBUIG m Scottish Gaelic
Means "servant of the bishop" in Scottish Gaelic.
GILLE-BRÌDHDE m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Gilbert.
GORMSHUIL f Scottish Gaelic
Means "blue eye" in Scottish Gaelic, from gorm "blue" and sùil "eye".
IOSAG m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Isaac.
MOIREAN m Scottish Gaelic (Rare)
A derivative of Moire, the Scottish Gaelic name for the Virgin Mary.
NEACHDAINN m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Nechtan.
PRAINNSEAS m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Francis.
QUAIL m & f English, Irish (Anglicized), Scottish Gaelic (Anglicized)
Respelling of the surname Quayle, the English and Scottish Anglicization of Mac Phàil (Scottish), Mac Phóil (Irish), and Mac Phaayl (Manx). Irish variation is Coill, French variation is Quaille.
RUIS m Scottish Gaelic
Meaning "red one", or part of the Celtic tree calender for "Elderberry".
RUISEART m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Richard.
RYBEN m Scottish Gaelic (Anglicized)
From Scots-Gaelic: 'Rìgh beinne' meaning: "Mountain King"
SEUMASINA f Scottish Gaelic (Archaic)
Feminine form of Seumas, anglicized as Jamesina.
SHANACHIE f & m Scottish Gaelic, Irish
Irish word for "a skilled teller of tales or legends, especially Gaelic ones." From the Scots Gaelic word seanachaidh, from Old Irish senchaid, variant of senchae, meaning historian, derived from sen, meaning old.
SIMEAG f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Jemima.
SITHEAG f Scottish Gaelic (Archaic)
Derived from Middle Gaelic sidhach "wolf", this name is now extinct but was "common in the 17th century".
TONN m Scottish Gaelic
From scots-gaelic 'Tonn' meaning: "Wave; a long body of water curling into an arched form & breaking on the shore."
UILLEACHAN m Scottish Gaelic
A diminutive of Uilleam.