Where does the name Scotland come from?
Land of the Scots.
"Scoti" was the name given to the Celts that lived in the area by the Romans who settled in the rest of the British Isles. It was literally the "Land of the Scoti".
The word or name 'Scotland' comes from the Irish tribe known as The Scotti who settled in Scotland in the Dark Ages and eventually gave Scotland it's name. Read More
Moncrief is a name that is of Scottish origin, not Irish. It comes from a place called Moncreiffe Hill, which is near Perth in Scotland. Like many names for Scotland, people with the name would have come from Scotland and settled in various parts of Ireland. Read More
It originated in Scotland in the 1380's. Read More
It is from Scotland. In Scottish Gaelic it is spelled MacDhùghaill. Read More
It is known to have originated from Scotland and Northern Ireland. Read More
It is from Scotland; the Gaelic form is Friseal. Read More
Ireland by way of Scotland Read More
The name Corbin comes from the country of Scotland. The meaning of the name Corbin is raven. It is a name for a male. Read More
The last name Frazer is said to come from Scotland. It was derived from the French word "Fraises", which means strawberry. Read More
It comes from around Argyle Scotland Read More
The name is found in many parts of England as well as in Wales and Scotland. Read More
The surname Mangus is thought to originally have come from Scotland. However, this name is also thought to have Irish roots. Read More
Caledonia is an archaic, poetic name for Scotland. It was the Roman name for the northern part of the island of Britannia. Read More