Scots Submitted Names

Scots names are used by speakers of the Scots language.
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ACK m Scots
Diminutive of Alexander.
AEDIE m Scots
Diminutive of Aidam.
AIDAM m Scots
Scots form of Adam.
AILICE f Scots
Scots form of Alice.
AILIE f Scots, English (Australian)
Of uncertain origin and meaning, this name is, however, considered both an Anglicization of Eilidh and a diminutive of Aileen.
AILSIE f Scots
Diminutive of Alison. In recent years, this name has occasionally been used as a diminutive of Ailsa.
AIRCHIBAULD m Scots
Scots form of Archibald.
AIRCHIE m Scots
Diminutive of Airchibauld.
AIRTHUR m Scots
Scots form of Arthur.
AISBIT m Scots
Reduced form of Archibald.
AISHENDER m Scots
Scots form of Alexander.
ALASTER m Scots
Scots form of Alasdair.
ALISAUNDER m Scots, Medieval English, Literature
Scots form and medieval English variant of Alexander. 'King Alisaunder' or 'Kyng Alisaunder', dating from the end of the 13th century or the early 14th century, is a Middle English romance or romantic epic telling the story of Alexander the Great's career from his youth, through his successful campaigns against the Persian king Darius and other adversaries, his discovery of the wonders of the East, and his untimely death.
ALLISSAID f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Scots phonetic variant of Gaelic Ealasaid found in the early 16th century.
ANDRA m Scots
Lowland Scots form of Andrew.
ANGNES f Medieval German, Medieval Scottish, Scots (Archaic)
Medieval southern German variant of Agnes reflecting the southern German pronunciation. It is also a Scots variant of Agnes which was recorded in the late Middle Ages.
ANNELLA f Scots, Scottish
Elaboration of Anne.
ATTIE m Scots
Diminutive of Arthur.
BABBIE f Scots
Diminutive of Barbara.
BARBRAY f Scots
Scots form of Barbara.
BEANIE f Scots, English
Variant of Beenie.
BEATTIE f & m English, Scots
As a feminine name, this is an English and Scots diminutive of Beatrice while as a masculine name, it is an English transferred use of the surname Beattie.
BEEL m Scots
Scots form of Bill.
BEENIE f Scots
Diminutive of names ending in -bina, especially Robina.
BEIGIS f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Diminutive of Margaret (compare English Peggy).
BELL f English, Scots
Variant of Belle.
BELLAG f Scots
Diminutive of Bell.
BENNA f Scots
Shetlandic Scots reduced form of Brenda.
BETTAG f Scots
Caithness Scots variant of Betty.
BREECE m Scots (Archaic)
Obsolete variant of Bruce.
BUNTY f Scots, English
Originally an English and Scottish term of endearment derived from Scots buntin "plump, short and stout" referring to a plump child (possibly with the intended meaning of "good healthy baby" or "dear little one")... [more]
CHAIRLES m Scots
Scots form of Charles.
CHAIRLIE m Scots
Diminutive of Chairles. 'Wae's me for Prince Chairlie' is a Scottish song whose theme is the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising of 1745.
CHIRSEE f Scots
Orcadian Scots form of Girzie.
CUDDIE m Scots
Diminutive of Cuthbert.
DAIVAG m Scots
Caithness Scots diminutive of David.
DALLY f Scots
Scots form of Dolly.
DANDIE m Scots
Diminutive of Andrew.
DAUD m Scots
Variant of Dod.
DAUVIT m Scots
Scots form of David.
DAWNEY m Scots
Diminutive of Daniel, Andrew and occasionally Donald.
DOD m Scots
Scots diminutive of George.
DODGE m Scots
Diminutive of George via Dod.
DOHL m Scots
Scots adaption of Domhnall.
DOOGLAS m Scots
Scots form of Douglas.
DORIE m & f Scots
Short form of both Theodore and Theodora.
DOVY m Scots
Diminutive of Joseph.
EASABELL f Scots
Scots form of Isabel.
EASIE f Scots
Short form of Easabell.
ECK m Scots
Scots diminutive of Alexander.
EDERT m Scots
Scots form of Edward.
EDWART m Scots
Scots form of Edward.
EELAN f Scots
Scots form of Ellen and Helen.
EENIE f Scots
Short form of names ending in -ina.
EESAC m Scots
Scots form of Isaac.
EILY f Scots
Scots form of Eilidh.
ELICK m Scots
Scots form of Alec.
ELLISON f Scots
Scots form of Alison.
ELSBETH f Scots (Rare), German
Ulster Scots variant of Elspeth and German contracted form of Elisabeth.
ELSHINER m Scots
Scots form of Alexander.
ELSPA f Scots (Archaic)
Variant of Elspeth via the other variant forms Elspath and Elspat.
ELSPAITH f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots variant of Elspeth.
EPPIE f Scots
Diminutive of Elspeth.
ERCHIE m Scots
Scots form of Archie.
ERSWALD m Scots
Scots form of Archibald.
ERTIE m Scots
Shetlandic Scots diminutive of Arthur.
EUPHAM f Scots (Archaic)
Reduced form of Euphemia.
EYSIE f Scots
Scots diminutive of Isabel and Isabella.
FRAUNCIS m Scots
Scots form of Francis.
GAWN m Scots
Scots form of Gavin.
GELIS f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots name of uncertain origin and meaning. Theories include a Scots form of Gelgéis and a Scots form of Gilia.
GEORDAG m Scots
Caithness Scots diminutive of George.
GEORDO m Scots
Orcadian Scots diminutive of George.
GILES f Scots (Archaic)
Scots variant of Gillian.
GIRZIE f Scots
Reduced and metathetical form of Griselda.
GIRZZIE f Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Girzie.
GRIZZEL f Scots
Variant of Grizel.
HAIRRY m Scots
Scots form of Harry.
HAKKIE m Scots
Shetlandic Scots diminutive of Haakon. This name used to be Anglicized as Hercules.
HANSI m German, Scots
German and Shetlandic Scots diminutive of Hans. As a German name, it is rarely, if ever, used as a given name in its own right.
HENDER m Scots
Diminutive of Hendry.
HENDRETTA f Scots
Scots feminine form of Hendry and cognate of Henrietta.
HENDRIE m Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots variant of Hendry.
HUGHACK m Scots
Diminutive of Hugh.
ISBAL f Manx, Scots
Manx variant of Ysbal and Scots adaptation of Iseabal.
ISBELL f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish, American (Rare)
Variant of Isbel, which in the case of the Scots name is an approach at a phonetic spelling of Gaelic Iseabail.
JANCEY f Scots
Diminutive of Janet.
JANNY f Scots
Shetlandic Scots diminutive of Janet.
JARM m Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Jerome.
JEAMES m Scots
Scots form of James.
JEANDAG f Scots
Caithness Scots diminutive of Jean (2).
JEELES m & f Scots
Variant of both masculine and feminine Giles.
JEMMIE m Scots
Variant of Jamie.
JENET f Scots
Scots form of Janet.
JENNAG f Scots
Caithness Scots diminutive of Jenet.
JENNO f Scots
Orcadian Scots diminutive of Jenet.
JESSAG f Scots
Caithness Scots variant of Jessie.
JINTY f Scots, Popular Culture
Caithness Scots diminutive of Janet. A famous namesake is British historian Dame Janet "Jinty" Nelson. "Jinty" was also a girls' comic published in Britain in the 1970s and early 1980s.
JOSEY m Scots
Scots diminutive of Joseph (making it a relative of Seòsaidh, a Gaelic diminutive of English Joseph).
JOVIS m Scots
Scots diminutive of Joseph.
JOWLIA f Scots
Scots form of Julia. Jowlia Mannering is a character in Sir Walter Scott's 'Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer'.
JUIDIN m Scots
Scots form of Gideon.
KATREINE f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Scots phonetic variant of Gaelic Caitrina.
KATREN f Scots
Younger form of Katreine.
KITTO f Scots
Orcadian Scots form of Kittie.
LOWRA f Scots
Scots form of Laura.
LOWRANS m Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots variant of Lowrence.
LOWRENCE m Scots
Scots form of Laurence (1).
LOWRIE m Scots
Diminutive of Lowrence.
MADE f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots form of Maude.
MAGRET f Scots
Scots form of Margaret.
MAIKIE f & m Scots
Scots diminutive of Mary (via May) and Shetlandic Scots diminutive of Malcolm.
MAIRTIN m Scots
Scots form of Martin.
MANSIE m Scots
Scots diminutive of Manus, a variant of Magnus.
MARGRET f Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, English, German, Dutch, Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish, Alsatian
Variant of Margaret, Margreta, Margareta as well as a modern Icelandic and Faroese form of Margrét as well as a German and Alsatian contracted form of Margarete.
MATTHA m Scots
Scots form of Matthew.
MAUCOM m Scots
Scots form of Malcolm.
MAUTHE f Scots
Variant of Maude.
MERRAID f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Scots phonetic variant of Gaelic Mairead.
MERRAN f Scots
Scots form of Marian.
MEY f Scots
Variant of May.
MHÀIRI f Scots
Scots adoption of the vocative case of Màiri due to mistaking it for the nominative case.
MICHLE m Scots
Scots variant of Michael.
NANSE f Scots
Diminutive of Agnes.
NANTIE m Scots, South African (?)
As a Scots masculine name, this is a diminutive of Antony.... [more]
NANTY m Scots
Diminutive of Antony.
NELZIE f Scots
Diminutive of Nell.
OLLIE m Scots
Orcadian Scots form of Ole. This name is occasionally Anglicized as Oliver.
ONICK m Scots
Diminutive of Andra.
OSLA f Faroese, Scots (Archaic)
Faroese variant and Shetlandic Scots adoption of Ásla. As a Shetlandic name, Osla was usually Anglicized as Ursula.
OSSIE m Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Ási. This name used to be Anglicized as Hosea.
OSSIT m Scots
Reduced form of Oswald.
PAITRIK m Scots
Scots form of Patrick.
RABBIN m Scots (Archaic)
Scots form of Robin.
RABERT m Scots
Scots form of Robert.
RASMAR m Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Erasmus.
RAUCHIE f Scots
Diminutive of Rachel.
RINALDE f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Scots form of Raghnaid via the variant Raonaild.
RINGAN m Scots
Scots variant of Ninian.
SAMEL m Scots
Scots form of Samuel.
SAURAH f Scots
Scots form of Sarah.
SEEMON m Scots
Scots form of Simon. In some places it is also used as a Scots form of Sigmund.
SHANET f Scots (Archaic)
Scots phonetic variant of Gaelic Seònaid.
SHEUMAIS m Scots
Scots adoption of the vocative case of Seumas due to mistaking it for the nominative case.
SHOORD m Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Sigurd. The name is occasionally Anglicized as George.
SHUGGY m Scots
Scots diminutive of Hugh.
SHUSAN f Scots
Scots form of Susan.
SIBBIE f Scots
Scots diminutive of Isabel and Isabella.
SIZZIE f Scots
Shetlandic Scots diminutive of Isabel and Isabella.
STEEN m Scots
Scots form of Stephen.
SUPHY f Scots
Scots diminutive of Sophia.
SYNNIE f Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Signy.
TAMMAS m Scots
Scots form of Thomas.
THAIN m Scots, English
Transferred use of the surname Thain meaning a nobleman who served as an attendant to royals or who was awarded land by a king. Notable bearer Thain Wendell MacDowell (1890-1960) was a Canadian soldier awarded the Victoria Cross for action during World War I. Variant of Thane.
THEEBET f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Diminutive of Elizabeth via the diminutive Thebe.
THENIEL m Scots
Truncated form of Nathaniel.
TIBBIE f Scots
Diminutive of Isabel or Elizabeth.
TIRVAL m Scots
Shetlandic Scots form of Torvald.
TIZZIE f Scots
Diminutive of Theresa and occasionally of Elizabeth.
TOOK m Scots
Diminutive of Tom.
WEELUM m Scots
Scots form of William.
WULLIE m Scots
Scots diminutive of William.
YEDDIE m Scots
Diminutive of Aidam.