Have you ever made your mind to choose Scottish baby names for your newborn babies? If yes then you are on the right path, Scottish names are really amazing and have elite status in British society. Keeping a name that has Scot roots is popular all over world; it is not necessarily you should hail to Britain, as the names are unique and cute. Old names are a good option to choose upon no matter from where you belong to, they have a deep meaning and popularity in multi-cultures. Most of the People in Scotland have ethnic values and would like to keep the tradition alive that is the reason why people admire old baby names of Scotland. Spellings of the names are bit different from the names of other origins for e.g. Euan is spelt Ewan in Scotland.

Fame of Scottish names

Earlier large number of population of Scots settled in other countries such as new-world lands of North and South America, Australia and New Zealand, large presence particularly noticeable in Canada, which has the second largest population of descended Scots ancestry, after the United States. They took with them their Scottish languages and culture. That is why large number of parents who are settled in Europe would look out names that must be having Scottish roots.

During 1994 to 1998, Ryan was considered the most popular baby boy name in Scotland and Chloe is the most popular girl name. Here we will explore top names in Scotland, Top Scottish girls names- Abhainn (River), Acair (Anchor), Balfour (pastureland), Bothan (From the stone house), Chalmer (Rules the home), Lewis, Cameron, Ryan, Connie, Andrew, Nathan, Kyle, Aidan etc. and Top Scottish boy names- Emma, Chloe, Sophie, Rebecca, Abbie, Lauren, Olivia, Niamh, Eilidh, Molly, Erin etc.

Scots is a very wide origin because of the expansion of population over the globe, people speak different languages, and you can see the effect of different languages on the names. Celtic and Gaelic names also have a strong relation with Scottish origin, and similarities have been found in all three origins. Most of the Scottish surnames have become anglicized over the centuries. You can even observe the gradual reflection of spread of English on Scots names, also known as Early Scots, from around the 13th century onwards, through Scotland beyond its traditional area in the Lothian. In Scotland, people are of mix religion that is why one can easily get mix religion names.

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