Scottish Place 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
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
Anglicized form of Gaelic Sgitheanach
, meaning unknown. This is the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland.