Meaning: Friend of a horse. Pronunciation: ah-KEE-us. Form of: Eochaidh. Origins: Scottish, Gaelic and English. Meaning: River. Origin: Scottish, Nature. People with this name tend to have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family or community, and a need to work with others and to be appreciated. Meaning: people of victory or powerful warrior. Origins: A Scottish variation on Nicholas and has Gaelic and Irish origins. Meaning: 'defender' or 'defending man'. Origins: Scottish Gaelic form of Alexander. Meaning: 'unique choice'. Origins: Seen in Scotland as early as the 6th century. Meaning: Supplanter - to take power from someone. Origins: The Scottish version of James. Hamish became popular in the 19th Century. Meaning: 'lake habitation'. Origins: Irish Gaelic originally. Popular since 13th century, especially in the Scottish Highlands. Meaning: bright nobility. Origins: Scottish Gaelic form of Albert. Meaning: 'fair headed' or 'white warrior. Origins: Gaelic. Meaning: 'world mighty'. Origins: From Irish Gaelic 'Domhnall'. First seen in Scotland during the 9th century. Meaning: Handsome. Origins: Transferred use of the Scottish surname, which arose from an old parish in Ayrshire and an old parish in Dumfriesshire.