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Choosing a Scottish name for your child
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Scottish Christian Names by Leslie Alan Dunkling
Publishers Johnston & Bacon, PO Box 1, Stirling, Scotland
"Christian name", now that's a term which has rapidly vanished
Note, if you want to change your name in Scotland you have to do this by deed poll in order for official (UK) government bodies to recognise it, even though a deed poll is an English legal instrument.
Scottish Gaelic names for Children, by Peadar Morgan.
The Gaelic Books Council
32 Mansfield Street
Tel: 0141 337 6211
Published by Taigh na Teud, Breacais Ard, Skye. ISBN 1871931401
Information from the register of births regarding the most popular names
used in Scotland 1900-2000 is available at
http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/grosweb/grosweb.nsf/pages/name00 for 2001, the information is here
The most popular children's names in Scotland in 2003 are listed here:
For info on pre-1600 Scottish names (for all you SCA people), click on the
"Scottish Names Resources" link at
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