Derived from the Old Norse name BAGGI
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.
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.
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.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Sgitheanach
, meaning unknown. This is the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland.