Scottish Names: All Names from A-W


 A B C D E F G H-I J K L M N O-P R S T U-W

The abbreviations in the "category" column are: A=anglicization Tr=translation of a foreign name, L=primarily a last name, P=place name, S=Scots name, T=traditional native Gaelic name


Name category pronunciation meaning other forms & related names
Janet (f) S/A JAN nit Originally a pet form of Jane, now used on its own. fem. of John Seonaid
Jean (f) S/A JEEN This fem of John was limited to Scotland until about the 1800s Jess, Jeanie, Sine, Jenny, Sineag
Jessie (f) A JESS ee pet form of Janet and Jean. Jess, Seasag, Seasaidh, Teasag
Jinty, Janty (f) S/A JIN tee pet forms of  Janet
Jock (m) A JOK pet form of John, via the medieval pet form Jankin. Often used outside of Scotland as a slang term for a Scotsman. Seoc, Seocan