Here are the sources we've used to compile this information. If you want more information on Irish and Scottish names, check your local book store for these titles first! Note: not all of these book contain information solely about Scottish names. Some are about names in general. Check our "Further Reading" page for information on how to order some of these, if you're interested.

Robert Bain Clans and Tartans of Scotland
Glasgow: Collins, 1964

Julia Cresswell, Scottish First Names.
Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1999.

Gillian Delaforce, The Celtic Baby Names Book.
Random house: London, 2007

Connie Lockhart Ellefson, The Melting Pot Book of Baby Names
Cincinnati: Better Way Books , 1990.

Patrick Hanks, Babies' Names
Oxford University Press: London, 1995.

George MacKay, Celtic First Names.
New Lanark, Scotland: Geddes & Grosset, 1999.

Peadar Morgan, Ainmean Chloinne: Scottish Gaelic Names for Children
Isle of Skye: Taigh na Teud Music Publishers , 1989.

Adrian Room, The Cassell Dictionary of First Names.
London: Cassell Publishers , 1997.

Lisa Shaw, The Everything Baby Names Book.
Holbrook MA: Adams Media Corporation ,1997

Judy Sierra, Celtic Baby Names.
Eugene OR: Folkprint, 1997

Loreto Todd, Celtic Names for Children.
Dublin: The O'Brien Press, 1998.

Donald Whyte, Scottish Forenames.
Edinburgh: Birlinn, 1996.