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  1. ADAMINA: Scottish feminine form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

  2. ADAMINNA: Variant spelling of Scottish Adamina, meaning "earth" or "red."

  3. AILEAS: Scottish Gaelic form of English Alice, meaning "noble sort."

  4. AILEEN: Scottish Anglicized form of Gaelic Aibhilín, meaning "little Eve." 

  5. AILITH: Either a Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Æthelgyth, meaning "noble war," or a variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Alyth, meaning "ascending, rising."

  6. AINSLEY: Scottish habitational surname transferred to unisex forename use, composed of the Old English elements ansetl "hermitage" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "hermitage meadow."

  7. AINSLIE: Variant spelling of Scottish unisex Ainsley, meaning "hermitage meadow." 

  8. AITHBHREAC: Old Scottish Gaelic name meaning "new speckled one."

  9. ALICKINA: Scottish form of Latin Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind."

  10. ALISON: Norman French form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort." In use by the English and Scottish.

  11. ALLIE: Scottish pet form of Norman French Alison, meaning "noble sort."

  12. ALLY: Scottish pet form of Norman French Alison, meaning "noble sort."

  13. ALYTH: From the Scottish place name Alyth, from Gaelic aileadh, meaning "ascending, rising."

  14. ANNABELLE: Scottish variant form of English Amabel, meaning "lovable." Compare with another form of Annabelle.

  15. ANNAG: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Anna, meaning "favor; grace." 

  16. ANNIS: Scottish form of French Agnès, meaning "chaste; holy." Compare with another form of Annis.

  17. ANSTACE: Variant spelling of English/Scottish Anstice, meaning "resurrection."

  18. ANSTEY: Pet form of English/Scottish Anstice, meaning "resurrection."

  19. ANSTICE: English and Scottish name derived from Latin Anastasia, meaning "resurrection." Popular in the 13th century. 

  20. ARABEL: Scottish form of English Amabel, meaning "lovable."
  21. ARABELA: Variant spelling of Scottish Arabella, meaning "lovable."
  22. ARABELL: Variant spelling of Scottish Arabel, meaning "lovable." 
  23. ARABELLA: Elaborated form of Scottish Arabel, meaning "lovable." Compare with another form of Arabella.
  24. ATHOL: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the name of a district of Perthshire, Scotland, composed of the Gaelic elements ath "ford" and al "rock, stone," hence "ford of the rock; rock-ford." 

  25. BARABAL: Scottish form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."

  26. BEARNAS: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."

  27. BEATHAG: Feminine form of Scottish Beathan, meaning "life."

  28. BEILEAG: Pet form of Scottish Iseabail, meaning "God is my oath."
  29. BEITRIS: Scottish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
  30. BLAIR: Scottish unisex name derived from any of a number of places in Scotland called Blair, derived from the Gaelic word blàr, meaning "field, plain," most often referring to a "battlefield." 
  31. BRENDA: Old Irish and Scottish name believed to be of Scandinavian origin, from Old Norse brandr, meaning "sword." 
  32. CAIRISTINE: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  33. CAIRISTÌONA: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christiana, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  34. CAIT: Short form of Irish Caitríona and Scottish Caitrìona, meaning "pure."
  35. CAITR�ONA: Scottish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
  36. CAM: Short form of Scottish unisex Cameron ("crooked nose"), and other names beginning with Cam-.
  37. CAMERON: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of the great Highland clans whose ancestor had an ungraceful proboscis, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and sròn "nose," hence "crooked nose."

  38. CATRÌONA: Modern Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."

  39. CHIRSTY: Variant spelling of Scottish Kirsty, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."

  40. CIORSDAN: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  41. CIORSTAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  42. CIORSTAIDH: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  43. CURSTAIDH: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  44. DEARBHFHORGHAILL: Variant spelling of Scottish Diorbhorguil, meaning "true testimony."
  45. DEARBHORGHIL: Variant spelling of Scottish Dearbhfhorghaill, meaning "true testimony."
  46. DEÒIRIDH: Scottish Gaelic name meaning "pilgrim."
  47. DEVORGILLA: Variant spelling of Scottish Diorbhail, meaning "true testimony."
  48. DINA: Short form of Scottish Murdina, meaning "sea warrior." Compare with another form of Dina.
  49. DIORBHAIL: Variant spelling of Scottish Diorbhorguil, meaning "true testimony." Used as a Scottish Anglicized form of Dorothy ("gift of God").
  50. DIORBHORGUIL: Older form of Scottish Diorbhail, meaning "true testimony."
  51. DOILEAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
  52. DOLAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Donnag, meaning "world ruler."
  53. DOLLAG: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Dolag, meaning "world ruler."
  54. DONNAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Domhnall, meaning "world ruler."
  55. EALASAID: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
  56. EALASAID: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
  57. EAMHAIR: Scottish form of Gaelic Éimhear, possibly meaning "ready, swift." 
  58. EDMÉ: Scottish feminine form of French unisex Esmé, meaning "esteemed, loved."
  59. EILIDH: Pet form of Scottish Aileen, meaning "beauty, radiance."
  60. EIRIC: Variant form of Scottish Gaelic Oighrig, possibly meaning "new speckled one."
  61. EITHRIG: Variant form of Scottish Gaelic Oighrig, possibly meaning "new speckled one."
  62. ELSPET: Variant spelling of Scottish Elspeth, meaning "God is my oath."
  63. ELSPIE: Pet form of of Scottish Elspeth, meaning "God is my oath."
  64. ELSPETH: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath."
  65. EUBH: Short form of Scottish Gaelic Eubha, meaning "life."
  66. EUBHA: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Eva, meaning "life."
  67. FENELLA: Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder." 
  68. FINELLA: Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  69. FIONNAGHAL: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Fionnghuala, meaning "white shoulder."
  70. FRANGAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Frang, meaning "French."
  71. GAVINA: Scottish feminine form of Celtic Gavin, meaning either "May hawk" or "white hawk."
  72. GLENNA: Feminine form of Scottish Glen, meaning "valley."
  73. GORMLAITH: Old Irish and Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements gorm "illustrious, splendid" and flaith "lady, princess," hence "illustrious princess" or "splendid lady."
  74. GREER: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a contracted form of Gregor, meaning "watchful; vigilant."
  75. GRIZEL: Scottish form of German Griselda, meaning "grey battle maid."
  76. ILKA: Scottish name meaning "of the same class." Compare with another form of Ilka.
  77. INA: English and Scottish short form of longer names ending with -ina, such as Christina and Dolina. Compare with another form of Ina.
  78. INNIS: Scottish unisex name derived from Gaelic inis, meaning "island."

  79. IONA: Scottish name derived from the name of an island in the Hebrides, ultimately from Old Norse ey, meaning "island." Compare with another form of Iona.
  80. ISEABAIL: Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath."

  81. ISHBEL: Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 

  82. ISLA: Feminine form of Scottish Islay, meaning "island."

  83. ISOBEL: Scottish form of Latin Isabella, meaning "God is my oath." 

  84. JAMESENA: Variant spelling of Scottish Jamesina, meaning "supplanter."
  85. JAMESINA: Scottish feminine form of English James, meaning "supplanter."
  86. JEAN: Scottish form of French Jeanne, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with masculine Jean.
  87. JEANE: Variant spelling of Scottish Jean, meaning "God is gracious."
  88. JEANIE: Pet form of Scottish Jean, meaning "God is gracious."
  89. JEANNIE: Variant spelling of Scottish Jeanie, meaning "God is gracious."
  90. JENNET: Scottish feminine form of English John, meaning "God is gracious."
  91. JESSIE: Pet form of Scottish Jean, meaning "God is gracious." Compare with other forms of Jessie.
  92. JINNY: Scottish form of English Jenny, meaning "white and smooth."
  93. JINTY: Scottish form of French Jeanne, meaning "God is gracious."
  94. KENZIE: Short form of Scottish unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
  95. KIRSTEEN: Variant spelling of Scottish Kirstin, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  96. KIRSTIE: Pet form of Scottish Kirstin, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  97. KIRSTIN: Variant spelling of Scottish Kirstine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  98. KIRSTINE: Scottish form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  99. KIRSTY: Pet form of Scottish Kirstine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  100. KYLA: Feminine form of Scottish unisex Kyle, meaning "slender." Compare with another form of Kyla.
  101. KYLE: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of various places derived from the Gaelic element caol "narrow," hence "slender." Compare with another form of Kyle.
  102. KYLEE: Feminine form of Scottish unisex Kyle, meaning "slender." Compare with another form of Kylee.
  103. KYLEIGH: Feminine form of Scottish unisex Kyle, meaning "slender." Compare with another form of Kyleigh.
  104. KYLIE: Feminine form of Scottish unisex Kyle, meaning "slender." Compare with another form of Kylie.
  105. LACHINA: Feminine form of Scottish Lachlan, meaning "lake-land."

  106. LESLIE: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the place name Lesslyn in Aberdeenshire which got its name from Gaelic leas cuilinn, meaning "garden of hollies."

  107. LESSIE: Feminine pet form of Scottish unisex Leslie, meaning "garden of hollies."

  108. LILEAS: Variant spelling of Scottish Lilias, meaning "lily."

  109. LILIAS: Scottish form of Latin Liliana, meaning "lily."

  110. LILLIAS: Variant spelling of Scottish Lilias, meaning "lily."

  111. LIÙSAIDH: Scottish form of Roman Latin Lucia, meaning "light."

  112. LOGAN: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of a place in Ayrshire, meaning "hollow, lowland." 

  113. LORRAINE: French surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a French province, Lorraine, from Latin Lotharingia, meaning "land of the people of Lothar." In use by the English and Scottish.

  114. LYALL: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old Norse personal name Liulfr, possibly meaning "shield wolf."

  115. MACKENZIE: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."

  116. MAIGHDLIN: Scottish name meaning "magnificent."
  117. MAIGHREAD: Scottish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
  118. MAIREAD: Scottish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
  119. MÀIRI: Scottish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
  120. MALVINA: This name was invented by the Scottish poet James Macpherson, based on the Gaelic term mala mhin, meaning "smooth-brow." 
  121. MARSAILI: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  122. MCKENNA: Irish and Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha, meaning "son of Cionaodh," hence "born of fire."
  123. MHAIRI: Variant spelling of Scottish Màiri, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
  124. MÓR: Irish and Scottish Gaelic name meaning "great."
  125. MORAG: Scottish pet form of Irish/Scottish Mór, meaning "great." Compare with another form of Morag.
  126. MUIREALL: Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright."

  127. MUIRÍOL: Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright." 

  128. MURDAG: Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
  129. MURDANN: Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
  130. MURDINA: Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
  131. MURRON: Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Muireann, meaning "sea-fair."
  132. MYSIE: Pet form of Scottish Mairead, meaning "pearl."
  133. NANDAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Annag, meaning "favor; grace."
  134. NEILINA: Pet form of English Neile, meaning "champion." In use by the Scottish.
  135. NONIE: Pet form of Scottish Iona, meaning "island." Compare with another form of Nonie.
  136. NORMANNA: Scottish form of English Norma, meaning "northman."
  137. NORMINA: Scottish form of English Norma, meaning "northman."
  138. OIGHRIG: Possibly a modern variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Aithbhreac, meaning "new speckled one."
  139. PAAIE: Manx form of Scottish Peigi, meaning "pearl."
  140. PAISLEY: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Pàislig, possibly meaning "church."
  141. PÀISLIG: Scottish Gaelic name, possibly derived from Late Latin basilica, meaning "church."
  142. PEIGI: Pet form of Scottish Maighread, meaning "pearl."
  143. RAGHNAID: Scottish Gaelic form of Scandinavian Ragnhild, meaning "battle counsel."

  144. RHONA: Old Scottish name, possibly meant to be a feminine form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler." 

  145. RODINA: Scottish feminine form of English Rodney, meaning "Hroda's fen/island."

  146. RONA: Variant spelling of English/Scottish Rhona, meaning "wise ruler."
  147. RONALDA: Feminine form of English/Scottish Ronald, meaning "wise ruler."
  148. SAUNDRA: Scottish diminutive form of Latin Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind."
  149. SENGA: Scottish name, probably derived from the Gaelic word seang, meaning "slender."
  150. SEONAG: Scottish Gaelic form of English Joan, meaning "God is gracious."
  151. SEÒNAID: Scottish Gaelic form English Janet, meaning "God is gracious."
  152. SÌLE: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
  153. SÌLEAS: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind."
  154. SÌNE: Scottish Gaelic form of French Jeanne, meaning "God is gracious."
  155. SÌNEAG: Scottish Gaelic form of French Jeanette, meaning "God is gracious." 
  156. SLÀINE: Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Sláine, meaning "health."
  157. SORCHA: Gaelic name meaning "radiant." In use by the Irish and Scottish.
  158. TEÀRLAG: Feminine form of Scottish Gaelic Teàrlach, meaning "instigator."
  159. TEASAG: Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Seonag, meaning "God is gracious."
  160. ÙNA: Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Úna, probably meaning "famine, hunger." 

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