According to the General Register Office for Scotland and the National Records of Scotland, in the year 2012-2013 Jack was the most popular first name given to boys. It made up 2.1% of the first names for boys. The name has been on the first position for 6 consecutive years.
When it comes to naming a baby, most new-age parents want a name that sounds different and is unique. In the bid to have a unique name for their baby boy, many people are now looking into varied options that transcend over several cultures and regions. In that direction, traditional Scottish names are seen to be steadily rising on the popularity chart.
If you've had a baby boy recently and are thinking of giving him a name that has everyone sitting up with rapt attention, we'd urge you to give the following popular Scottish male names a look through.
Scottish Names for Boys and Their Meanings
|Ail||-From the stony place|
|Adair||-From the oak tree ford|
|Fergus||-Strong and manly|
|Gordon||-Hill near the meadow|
|Hay||-From the stockade|
|Hearn||-Lord of the horses|
|Hume||-From the cave|
|Ian||-God is gracious|
|Janneth||-God is gracious|
|Johnson||-Son of John|
|Kin||-From the top of the cliff|
|Lennox||-With many elm trees|
|Muire||-From the moor|
|Ness||- From the headland|
|Ogilivie||-From the high peak|
|Price||- Son of the ardent one|
|Ray||- Dear brook|
|Shaw||-God is gracious|
|Urquhart||-From the fount on the knoll|
Like we said, these baby names for boys will have you spoiled for choice while choosing a name that best suits your baby. And now that you have zeroed in on the perfect name for your baby boy, it's time to celebrate.