Kate Monk's Onomastikon

(Dictionary of Names)

Scotch (Scottish) Names of Norse Origin


Given Name and Variants Diminutives English Form
Amhlaidh, Amhladh, Amlaibh, Aulag? Aulay   Olaf
Ìomhair, Ìmhear, Iomhar, Iomher   Ivor
Keir, Kerr   ON 'kjarr' wet ground + brushwood
Raghnall, Ranald, Ronald, Randal   ON Ragnvald
Sghàire   ON sea-mew?
Somerled, Summerlad, Somhairle, Sorley   'summer traveller'
Tasgall, Taskill   ON Asketill
Torcail, Torcall, Torquil   ON Thorketill
Tormod, Tormailt   ON Tormodr
Uisdean, Huisdean   ON Eysteinn forever + stone (or Hugh)


Given Name and Variants Diminutives English Form
Raghnaid - Ragnhild   ON Ragnhild
Ronalda   Fem of Ronald
Thora   ON fem of Thor

This collection of names was compiled by Kate Monk and is ©1997, Kate Monk.

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