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230 Adorable Scottish Fold Cat Names: Meaningful Ideas For Your Kitty

So, you added a Scottish Fold to your family. After all the purchasing and preparing for your new addition, you may not have decided on a name. Whether you are looking for a cute name, a Scottish name, a male or female name, or just something that sounds catchy, the choices are endless. We are honored to help you name your new feline.

We have compiled a list of names we think would be ideal for an adorable Scottish Fold, so we hope you find one that suits you and your new feline friend.

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Meaningful Female Scottish Fold Cat Names

Do you have a female Scottish Fold and want a name that has a meaning behind it? Look no further! Here are some names that we think would be adorable for a female Scottish Fold.

  • Alish: Noble kitten
  • Ailsa: Scottish name meaning “dweller”
  • Albe: One that is responsible for stables
  • Agnes: A Scottish saint
  • Arabella: Meaning “loving”
  • Aria: Lion of the lords
  • Annabel: For a cat that is loving
  • Ava: Scottish for “Bird”
  • Bonnie: Meaning “beautiful”
  • Colina: Meaning “young” in Scottish
  • Catriona: Meaning “beauty” and derived from Katherine
  • Cora: Young maiden
  • Eilidh: Meaning “beautiful”
  • Ella: Beautiful fairy
  • Davida: For a loved cat
  • Daviana: An ideal name for a beloved one
  • Emily: An excellent name for a smart one
  • Grace: For one with special beauty
  • Iona: A popular Scottish region
  • Isla: One of the seas
  • Jaimy: One that has a special place in your heart
  • Jaine: “Gift from God” is the Scottish meaning for this name
  • Jessica: God’s grace
  • Liusaidh: Graceful enchantress
  • Maezie: Beautiful like a pearl
  • Mairead: Scottish version of Margaret
  • Mairi: A bitter one
  • Malvina: Means “brown” great for a brown cat
  • Meribeth: Most beautiful one
  • Mhairi: The one you love the most
  • Mikenzie: For a wise cat
  • Minnie: Meaning “faithful” in Scottish
  • Moira: Rebellious one
  • Morag: A wished for child
  • Neale: For a cat that beat the odds, “victorious fighter”
  • Nes: For a gentle feline
  • Oighrig: The speckled one
  • Olivia: One living in an olive tree
  • Reyne: Scottish name for “queen”
  • Rhona: Scottish name meaning “friend”
  • Sophie: For a wise and smart cat
  • Sorcha: A ray of sunshine
  • Torrii: Meaning “victorious”, another good name for a miracle cat
  • Skye: Meaning “adventurer”
  • Yvaine: Star of the evening
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Meaningful Male Scottish Fold Cat Names

If you are looking for a meaningful name for a male Scottish Fold, here are some ideas!

  • Abernathy: Scottish name meaning “beginning”
  • Aaran: An enlightened one
  • Addison: Refers to the son of Adam
  • Aed: Burning fire
  • Ainsley: For the cat every girl loves
  • Alasdair: “Defender” is the Scottish meaning for this name.
  • Alistair: Name refers to a protector
  • Beathan: Water of your life
  • Blair: Scottish name for “plain”
  • Brodie: Little king
  • Coinneach: Meaning handsome
  • Colin: The victorious one. Great for a male miracle cat.
  • Craig: Scottish name meaning “rock”
  • Cyndeyrn: Name of well-known lord
  • Duncan: Scottish for “dark warrior”
  • Dundee: A town in Scotland
  • Erskine: Highness
  • Fergus: Strong man
  • Finlay: Warrior
  • Gawen: Good for a light-colored cat
  • Harris: Good for a cat that is strong-willed
  • Keith: Meaning “noble” in Scottish
  • Jack: God is gracious
  • Kenneth: Handsome one
  • Leo: Meaning “lion”
  • Lewis: A famous warrior
  • Lyall: Scottish meaning “wolf”
  • Neil: Scottish for “champion”
  • Noah: A calm one
  • Paden: A royal kitten
  • Malcolm: Scottish name meaning “disciple”
  • Reid: One with beautiful hair
  • Rory: Ruler
  • Scott: A Scottish Fold cat
  • Grant: Scottish surname meaning “great, large”
  • Duffy: “Black peace”
  • Piper: Pipe player
  • Robena: Bright flame
  • Alan: Cheerful, handsome
  • Hume: After David Hume
  • Argyle: From the land of the Gaels
  • Iain: God is gracious, Scottish for John
  • Reid: Red
  • Mac: Son
  • Mungo: My pet
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Unique Unisex Scottish Fold Cat Names

For unique Scottish-Inspired names that can be used for a male or female cat, here are our favorites. All of these names have meanings so you can find one that suits your Scottish Fold.

  • Skye: Isle of Skye
  • Carlie: Small companion
  • Toaty: Small and tiny
  • Ale: As in alcoholic beverage
  • Edeen: Place of pleasure or fire
  • Whiskey: One of Scotland’s most popular drinks
  • Beiste: Beast
  • Slaine: “Health”, an ideal choice for a cat that had a miraculous recovery from illness
  • Cannie: Smart person in Scottish slang
  • Aberdeen: Third most popular city in Scotland
  • Edinburgh: The capital of Scotland
  • Sterling: The country’s currency
  • Greer: Vigilant and watchful
  • Ailith: A seasoned warrior
  • Nessie/Ness: A shortened version of the Loch Ness monster
  • Islay: A island in Scotland
  • Donnell: World mighty, a brown-haired fighter
  • Embra: A slang word used for Edinburgh
  • Scotch: Famous whiskey of Scotland
  • Highlander: A person from the Scottish Highlands
  • Haggis: A Scottish dish
  • Dafty: A foolish or silly person
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Cute Scottish Cat Names for Your Female Scottish Fold

For the female feline, here are some cute Scottish names that will suit your cat perfectly!

  • Ally
  • Adair
  • Ainsley
  • Bretta
  • Cait
  • Caitlan
  • Cassidy
  • Crichton
  • Deirdre
  • Dacey
  • Edith
  • Fergie
  • Fia
  • Iona
  • Jinny
  • Maggie
  • May
  • Molly
  • Nessa
  • Paisley
  • Sheena
  • Tyra
  • Teagan
  • Whitney
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Rugged Scottish Cat Names for Your Male Scottish Fold

For the male feline in your life, here are some Scottish male names.

  • Acton
  • Agar
  • Aldridge
  • Alford
  • Alfred
  • Alpin
  • Anders
  • Archie
  • Ashby
  • Ashford
  • Aston
  • Baber
  • Bagley
  • Bain
  • Baker
  • Ballard
  • Barclay
  • Bryce
  • Bunyan
  • Calder
  • Cameron
  • Campbell
  • Carson
  • Carr
  • Channing
  • Clyde
  • Clark
  • Connor
  • Drake
  • Driscol
  • Duffy
  • Forbes
  • Frazier
  • Gavin
  • Gibbs
  • Graham
  • Hunter
  • Ian
  • Kilgour
  • Lean
  • Lennox
  • Macbeth
  • Maquire
  • Marcas
  • Maxwell
  • McFadden
  • McIntyre
  • Moore
  • Newbury
  • Ogden
  • Oswald
  • Ramsey
  • Shone
  • Tavis
  • Wickham
  • Wylie
  • Watson
  • Walter
  • Wickliff
  • Whiting
  • Roy
  • Reynold
  • Shawn
  • Putter
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So, there you have it! We have given you some that can be used for males and some just for females. Some of them may have special meanings or reflect your cat’s looks or personality. Whatever one you choose, we are sure that it will have meaning and be the perfect fit for your favorite Scottish Fold.

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