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Scottish Cat Names – 500 Awesome Name Ideas for Your Kitten

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When it comes to naming a cat, most people name their cute kitten based on their color, behavior, character, or even their heroes. But some people choosing a cat’s name using that way are too mainstream and looking for another way to name their adorable cat. So, if you are looking for unique names, Scottish names would be an excellent idea. so , let’s dive in on Scottish cat name ideas list!

Scottish Names for Male Cats

  • Colin
  • Conway
  • Watson
  • Lean
  • McRuff
  • Shone
  • Falkland
  • Lachlan
  • Holcombe
  • Denton
  • Tavis
  • Mackinnon
  • Tasgall – God’s helmet
  • Alpin – White
  • Graham – Homestead; surname
  • Ogden
  • McNamara
  • Rabbie – Diminutive of Robert; bright fame
  • Brodie
  • McGonagall – Notably terrible Scottish poet
  • McIntyre
  • Ewan – Born from the yew tree
  • Gawain
  • Ackland
  • Boyd
  • Aston
  • Aldridge
  • Davis
  • Alasdair – Leader of men
  • Stuart – Steward, guardian
  • Artair – Bear
  • Shawn
  • Kyle
  • Fingal – Hero of the Ossian cycle
  • Morton
  • MacPherson
  • Douglas
  • Dunn
  • Bhaltair – Ruler of the army
  • MacGregor
  • Balfour – Surname of the hero of Kidnapped
  • McGowan
  • Niblick
  • Burt
  • Edward
  • Tam (Short for Thomas, or Tam o’Shanter)
  • Glenn
  • Munroe
  • Pàdraig – Patrick; nobleman
  • Kenzie
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  • Murray – Settlement by the sea; surname
  • Alfred
  • Murdo – Sea warrior
  • Whiting
  • McDuff
  • Darrow
  • Coinneach – Handsome
  • Clark
  • Richmond
  • Deacon – After Deacon Brodie
  • Gunn
  • McGinnis
  • Dowell
  • Argyle
  • Reed
  • Eaton
  • Dougie
  • Dallas
  • Alaister
  • Oscar
  • Frazier
  • Forbes – Field
  • Osborn
  • Wylie
  • Baber
  • Hurst
  • Michael
  • Roy
  • Fergus – Man of vigor
  • Blair
  • Ackerman
  • Scott
  • Conall – Strong wolf
  • Calder
  • Kilgour
  • Marcas
  • Nicol – Victory of the people
  • Fletcher
  • Fintan
  • Rorie – Red king
  • Carson
  • Duncan – Brown warrior
  • Ballard
  • Barclay
  • Goodrich
  • Doughall
  • Hector
  • Jamie

  • MacNab
  • Grant – Great
  • Aneirin – Brythonic poet of the 6th Century
  • Wickliff
  • McGill
  • Drew
  • Bunyan
  • Fraser – Popular surname
  • Calum
  • Aidan – Fire
  • McCree
  • Alford
  • Channing
  • Dougal – Dark stranger
  • Rory
  • Herbert
  • Lachlan – Norwegian
  • Sweeney – Well-going
  • Walter
  • McFadden
  • Maleod
  • Camus
  • Gordon
  • Ranulf
  • Amherst
  • Connor
  • McKay
  • Faden
  • Gibson
  • Maguire
  • Alpine
  • Mungo – Gentle
  • Bagley
  • MacLaren
  • Croft
  • Deòrsa – Farmer
  • Agan
  • Mulligan
  • Duff – Dark
  • Edwin
  • Campbell
  • Anders
  • Ivor – Archer
  • Ruadh – Red
  • Archie
  • Neil – Champion
  • Cricton
  • Carr
  • Alvin
  • Hamish – Jacob; supplanter
  • Rob Roy – Folk hero immortalized by Walter Scott
  • Baker
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  • Dugal
  • Atherton
  • Gibbs
  • Angus – One strength
  • Gallagher
  • MacKinley
  • Clyde
  • Bruce – Surname of the king Robert the Bruce
  • Ralston
  • Finley
  • Dunmore
  • Herman
  • Halifax
  • Gregor
  • Gavin – From Gawain, legendary knight
  • Hume – After David Hume, philosopher
  • Cowan
  • Heckie – Hector; holding fast
  • Collins
  • Barton
  • Jack
  • Remy
  • Ralph
  • Beathan – Life
  • Montgomery – After Montgomery Scott
  • Bernard
  • Wickham
  • Duff
  • Bain
  • Magoon
  • Oswald
  • Drake
  • Aindrea – Manly
  • Malcolm – Disciple of St Columba
  • Finn
  • Granger
  • Gilford
  • Burr
  • Newbury
  • Ashford
  • Putter
  • Keir – Surname
  • Bodie
  • Kincade
  • Acton
  • Desmond – After Desmond Hume
  • Patton
  • Agar
  • Ian
  • Hunter
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  • Kirk
  • Moore
  • Reynold
  • Craig – Crag
  • Stewart
  • Greyfriars Bobby – Name of a famous Skye Terrier
  • Maxwell
  • Nevis
  • Finlay – White warrior
  • Leith
  • Fagan
  • Muir – Moor, sea; surname
  • McFee
  • Ramsey
  • Logan
  • Duffy
  • Berkeley
  • Lennox
  • Keith – Wood; surname
  • Naomhán – Little saint
  • Calum – Dove
  • Alan – Rock
  • Stanwood
  • Rab (Short for Robert)
  • Bryston
  • Wallace – Foreigner, after William Wallace
  • Edmund
  • Paden
  • Macaulay
  • Alec
  • Camdyn
  • Coby
  • Cameron
  • Tyrone
  • Laddie – Young man
  • Henry
  • Cináed – Born of fire
  • Glen – Valley
  • Conant
  • Tam Lin – Hero of Scottish Border ballads
  • Macbeth – Scottish king immortalized by Shakespeare
  • Archibald – Bold master
  • Bryce
  • Aberdeen
  • Ninian – Saint who converted the Picts
  • Fearchar – Dear man
  • McGrath
  • Driscol
  • Corkin
  • Iain – God is gracious
  • Bard
  • Tadg – Poet
  • Burns – After Robert Burns, Scottish poet
  • Ashby

Scottish Names for Female Cats

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  • Lorna – Victorious
  • Nora
  • Cori
  • Iona – Island
  • Una
  • Mairead – Margaret; daisy
  • Eva
  • Lassie – Young woman
  • Morven – Big gap
  • Kinny
  • Nessa
  • Malvina – Heroine of the Ossian cycle
  • Glenna – Valley
  • Ellie
  • Sorcha – Radiant
  • Rhona – Island
  • Aila – Oak tree
  • Inglis – After Elsie Inglis
  • Ainsley
  • Cora
  • Caitriona – Pure
  • Grizel – Griselda; gray battle
  • Crissie
  • Cait
  • Eimhir – Swift
  • Greer
  • Piper – Pipe player
  • Ealair – Cheerful
  • Cailean – Dove
  • Isobel – My God is an oath
  • Edna – Kernel
  • Deidra
  • May
  • Caitlan
  • Senga – Slender
  • Tyra
  • Kellee/Kelly
  • Rona – Counselor
  • Jessie – Diminutive of Jean
  • Marsaili – Mars
  • Bretta
  • Elspeth
  • Aileen – Desired
  • Jean – God is gracious
  • Mór – Great
  • Marcail
  • Kirstin – Christian
  • Murdag – Sea warrior
  • Mhairi
  • Cadha
  • Abi – My father is joy
  • Màiri – Mary
  • Lileas – Lily
  • Whitney
  • Alice
  • Cassidy
  • Wynfreda
  • Brodie – After the character Jean Brodie
  • Caoimhe – Gentle
  • Davina
  • Makenna
  • Ada
  • Arabella
  • Kyla
  • Fiona – White
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  • Ally
  • Skye
  • Fergie – Man of vigor
  • Kenna – Born of fire
  • Tara – Crag
  • Dixie
  • Moira – Mary; fate
  • Edith
  • Bonni
  • Paisley
  • Tory
  • Gormlaith – Illustrious lady
  • Shona
  • Dacey
  • Nairna
  • Hydra
  • Gavina
  • Morna – Festive
  • Teagan
  • Grizela
  • Adairia
  • Maura – Mary; great
  • Elspeth – My God is an oath
  • Isla
  • Ainslie
  • Alba – Scotland
  • Kerry
  • Enya
  • Effie – Well-spoken
  • Janneth
  • Lesley
  • Caledonia – Rocky land
  • Earie
  • Gail
  • Malmuira
  • Crichton
  • Fenella – White shoulder
  • Beitris – Traveler
  • Sloan
  • Sheena – God is gracious
  • Barabal – Foreign
  • Aifric – Pleasant
  • Morag – Diminutive of Mór
  • Forba
  • Allie
  • Maisie – Diminutive of Mairead
  • Lara
  • Anice
  • Shannon
  • Jinny
  • Artis
  • Blair
  • Maggie
  • Flora – After Flora Macdonald
  • Logan
  • Aggie
  • Molly
  • Fia
  • Maira
  • Finella
  • Aileana

Best Scottish Fold Cat Names

  • Sammy
  • Charlie
  • Princess
  • Molly
  • Spike
  • Lucky
  • Angel
  • Patch
  • Whiskers
  • Gizmo
  • Sam
  • Taz
  • Sylvester
  • Toby
  • Oreo
  • Buddy
  • Max
  • Dusty
  • Boots
  • Midnight
  • Cleo
  • Maggie
  • Shadow
  • Misty
  • Simba
  • Kitty
  • Pepper
  • Alex
  • Samantha
  • Rocky
  • Oliver
  • Lucy
  • Baby
  • Jake
  • Tiger
  • Sophie
  • Sassy
  • Rusty (one of our other Scottish fold cat names)
  • Callie
  • Fluffy
  • Pumpkin
  • Oscar
  • Buster
  • Missy
  • Precious
  • Smokey
  • Chloe
  • Daisy
  • Milo

Get more full ideas on our Scottish fold cat names

Fun Scottish Cat Names

  • Ness/Nessie – Nickname for the Lochness Monster
  • Toaty – Tiny and small
  • Sterling – Country’s currency
  • Haggis – Scottish dish
  • Whiskey
  • Plaid – After plaid pattern
  • Quid – Slang for the pound sterling
  • William Wallace – Scottish knight
  • Tartan – After Tartan Army, a Scottish football team
  • Sherlock
  • Chip – British word for fry
  • Kilt
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Author of Sherlock Holmes
  • Connery – After Sean Connery
  • Highlander – Person from the Scottish highlands
  • Cannie – Scottish slang for a smart person
  • Laddie – Boy or young man
  • Bairn – Scottish term for baby
  • Dafty – Silly, foolish person
  • Scotch
  • Lassie – Girl or young woman
  • Loch – Lake

Scottish Cat Names Inspired by Geography

  • Rona
  • Perth
  • Jedburgh
  • Melrose
  • Oban
  • Lomond
  • Mull
  • Arbroath
  • Mallaig
  • Jura
  • Prestwick
  • Thurso
  • Coatbridge
  • Bute
  • Harris
  • Kirkwall
  • Stornoway
  • Sterling
  • Pitlochry
  • Kirkcaldy
  • Bannockburn
  • Embra – Slang for Edinburgh
  • Glenfinnan
  • Ullapool
  • Hamilton
  • Cuillin
  • Glamis
  • Livingston
  • Andrews
  • Shetland
  • Stirling
  • Elgin
  • Islay
  • Kilmarnock
  • Leith
  • Dundee
  • Paisley
  • Dumfries
  • Aberdeen
  • Skye – After the Isle of Skye
  • Cumbernauld
  • Edinburgh – Capital city of Scotland
  • Iona
  • Fara
  • Linlithgow
  • Glencoe
  • Arran
  • Orkney
  • Glasgow – The largest city in Scotland
  • Dunfermline
  • Falkirk
  • Ayr
  • Glenrothes
  • Lewis
  • Irvine
  • Inverness
  • Greenock
  • Ailsa
  • Tobermory
  • Montrose
  • Airdrie
  • Tiree
  • Brechin
  • Argyll
  • Culloden
  • Roslin
  • Kelso
  • Angus
  • Lerwick
  • Motherwell

You can get more Scottish names on our top 200 best Scottish names

Looking for cat names is not an easy task, you can spend more time to find the perfect one for your cute kitten. But we still have tons of name ideas, you can visit our foreign cat names.