Scottish Place Names

Scottish names are used in the country of Scotland as well as elsewhere in the Western World as a result of the Scottish diaspora. See also about Scottish names.
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Derived from the Old Norse name BAGGI and býr meaning "farm, settlement". This is the name of a small town in East Lothian, Scotland.
From Middle English braken meaning "bracken" (via Old Norse brækni) and rigg meaning "ridge" (via Old Norse hryggr). This is the name of several Scottish towns.
Possibly from a Celtic root meaning "divine". This is the name of a river in Scotland.
HOUSTON(Settlement)Scottish, English
Means "Hugh's town", from the given name HUGH and Old English tun meaning "enclosure, town". This is the name of a town in Scotland. The American city of Houston is named after the Texas governor Sam Houston, whose surname is derived from the Scottish town.
IRVINE(River & Settlement)Scottish
Derived from Old Celtic meaning "green water". This is a river and city in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
Scottish Gaelic form of LORNE.
From Gaelic Leamhnachd, possibly meaning "place of elms". This is the name of a district in Scotland.
Means "Mack's stream", from the name Mack, a short form of the Scandinavian name MAGNUS, combined with Old English well "well stream". This is the name of a place in Roxburghshire, Scotland.
MORAY(Region & Political Subdivision)Scottish
From Gaelic Muireb meaning "seaboard settlement". This is the name of a historical region in Scotland, as well as a modern council area.
ROSS(Region & Settlement)Scottish
From Scottish Gaelic ros meaning "promontory". This is the name of a historic region in northern Scotland, as well as towns in Scotland and northern England.
From Old English hryðer "cattle" and ford "ford, river crossing". This was the name of a town in southern Scotland.
Scottish Gaelic form of SKYE.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Sgitheanach, meaning unknown. This is the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland.