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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BEGBIE   (Settlement)   Scottish
Derived from the Old Norse name BAGGI and býr meaning "farm, settlement". This is the name of a small town in East Lothian, Scotland.
BRACKENRIG   (Settlement)   Scots
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.
DEE   (River)   Scottish
Possibly from a Celtic root meaning "divine". This is the name of a river in Scotland.
IRVINE   (River & Settlement)   Scottish
Derived from Old Celtic meaning "green water". This is a river and city in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
LATHARN   (Region)   Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of LORNE.
LENNOX   (Region)   Scottish
From Gaelic Leamhnachd, possibly meaning "place of elms". This is the name of a district in Scotland.
MAXWELL   (Settlement)   Scottish
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.
SGITHEANACH   (Island)   Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of SKYE.
SKYE   (Island)   Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Sgitheanach, meaning unknown. This is the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland.
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