are used in the country of Scotland as well as elsewhere in the Western World as a result of the Scottish diaspora. See also about Scottish names
UNDERWOOD English, Scottish
From a Scottish and English place name for a man who lived at the edge of the woods. It is formed from Middle English under
. Both terms have survived to modern day with the same meanings.
Derived from Welsh ar
"by" and cardden
"thicket". This is the name of several places, the most famous being north of Loch Ness.
WALLACE Scottish, English, Irish
Means "foreigner, stranger, Celt" from Norman French waleis
(of Germanic origin). It was often used to denote native Welsh and Bretons. A famous bearer was the 13th-century Sir William Wallace of Scotland.
WOOD English, Scottish
Originally denoted one who lived in or worked in a forest, derived from Old English wudu