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

O

Name category pronunciation meaning other forms & related names
Odhran (m) T OE ran dun-colored -
Oighrig (f) T OY rik, UY rik Ancient Celtic name meaning, perhaps, "new speckled one" Eithric, Eiric, Affrica, Euphemia, Erica, Eppie
Oisean (m) T Osh an form of Oisian -
Oisian (m) T Osh ee an deer Ossian
Oitir (m) Tr AUH tcheer from Norse Otto, "prosperity" Otto
Olghar (m) Tr O luh ghur From Norse Olafr, "ancestor-relic" Olaf, Oliver
Onchu (m) T ON choo mighty dog -
Osla (f) S/A OZ la  The name of an island meaning "God-consecrated"

P

Name category pronunciation meaning other forms & related names
PÓd; PÓidean; Para (m) Tr PAW jan; PA ra dim. of PÓdraig; PÓraig Pat; Paddy
PÓdraig; PÓraig; PÓdair (m) Tr PAW drik; PAW rik; PAW ter from Latin Patricius (Patrick), "nobleman" Patrick
PÓrlan (m) Tr PAWR lun from Hebrew Bartholemew, "son of Talmai (abounding in furrows)" Bartholemew
Peadar; Peadailt; Peadail (m) Tr PE tur; PE telcht; Pe tel Gaelic form of Peter, which is possibly from Aramaic,  meaning "rock" Peter
Peadrus (m) Tr PE trus dim. of Peadar Pete
Peig; Peigi (f) Tr PAEK; PEG ee dims. of Mairead,  influenced by the English Peggy. Peg; Peggy
P˛l; PÓl (m) Tr POL; PAWL From Latin Paul, "small" Paul