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
Naoghas (m) T NOO us, NEE us form of Aonghas -
Naoise (m) T NOOSH uh A name from mythology--the legendary lover of Deirdre. May be derived from the Celtic word nasc, meaning "bond."  
Naomhan (m) T NOOV an A dim. of the Gaelic word naomh, meaning "saint" Nevan
Neachdainn (m) T NECH k(t)in, NYACH k(t)in rejoicing in purity Nachlan, Nathalan, Nechtan
Neas (m) T NES possibly derives from a Celtic goddess name. Ness
Neasan (m) T NES an offspring of Neas -
Neil (m) S/A NEEL An old Celtic name meaning perhaps, "champion," "cloud," or "vehement." Niall, Neal
Neilina, Neila (f) A neel EE na, NEEL a feminine forms of Neil.  
Neillidh (f) Tr NAIL ee dim of Eibhlin (Evelyn) Nellie
Nessa (f) S/A NES sa An old Irish name, possibly meaning "not gentle," or derived from the name of a Celtic goddess. Modern use is as a dim. of Agnes Nessie
Nessie (f) S/A NES see nickname for Agnes, made famous by the Loch Ness Monster
Nevin (m) S/A NEV in saint- Anglicization of Naomhan Naomhan
Niall (m) T NEE ull An old Celtic name meaning perhaps, "champion," "cloud," or "vehement." Neil, Nigel
Niallghas (m) T NEE ul ghus champion choice -
Nilidh (m) T NEE lee dim. of Niall -
Ninean (m) T NIN yun a 4th century saint's name of obscure origin. Ninian
Ninnidh (m) T NEEN yee dim. of Ninean -
Niocal; Neacal (m) Tr NIK ul;NEK ul from Greek Nicholas, "victory of the people" Nicholas, Nicol