20 Scottish Dog Names Inspired By Scottish Culture and Traditions

There are lots of dog breeds originating in Scotland, and Scottish dogs deserve Scottish names. Here comes our selection of 20 Scottish dog names inspired by Scottish culture and tradition symbols. These names are inspired by food, sports, Scotland's heroes and heroines, and other elements. They make good names for your boy or girl Scottish breed dogs.



Ale: A type of beer brewed using a warm fermentation method, resulting in a sweet, full-bodied and fruity taste.
Bairn: Baby.
Cannie: A smart person.
Connery: Sean Connery, a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards and three Golden Globes. He was knighted by Elizabeth II in July 2000 after receiving Kennedy Center Honors in the US in 1999.
Doyle: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a Scottish writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.
Haggis: A traditional Scottish savoury pudding containing sheep's pluck.
Kilt: A knee-length non-bifurcated skirt-type garment with pleats at the rear, originating in the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish Highlands of the 16th century. Since the 19th century, it has become associated with the wider culture of Scotland.
Laddie: Boy, young man.
Lassie: Girl, young woman.
Loch: Lake.
Nessie: Nickname for the Lochness Monster.
Plaid: A full plaid is a long piece of tartan fabric, traditionally worn as part of a full highland dress uniform. It usually matches the tartan of the kilt.
Quid: Pound sterling, British slang for Pound 1 in currency.
Scotch: A malt whisky or grain whisky made in Scotland, which outside Scotland is commonly abbreviated as "Scotch."
Sherlock: Sherlock Holmes, a fictional detective created by Arthur Conan Doyle, Known as a "consulting detective" in the stories.
Stirling: A city and former ancient burgh in Scotland, and is at the heart of the wider Stirling council area.
Tartan: The Tartan Army is a name given to fans of the Scotland national football team. They have won awards from several organisations for their friendly behaviour and charitable work.
Toaty: Tiny and small.
Wallace: William Wallace, the Scottish knight who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence.
Whiskey: The distilled alcohol popular in Scotland.

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