Scottish, Gaelic of North America

People Group Info

Total Population: 37,000

ROP3 Code: 108775
IMB Affinity Group: European Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Anglo-Celt
Language: Scottish Gaelic - (gla)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Majority Located Where

  Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - 1,734

  Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL - 1,567

  San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA - 1,538

  Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL - 1,405

  Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ - 1,159

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Brief Profile

Scottish Gaelic people, or Scots Gaelic, are sometimes referred to as Gaelic, and their language is native to Scotland. A majority of Scottish Gaelic reside in the United Kingdom.

Scottish Gaelic is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family originating in Scotland. In Europe the language is usually referred to as Scottish Gaelic. The term Scottish Gaelic is often used when English speakers discuss the relationship between the three Goidelic languages (Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx).

For Scottish Gaelic people, their religious identity runs the gamult of adhering to Roman Catholicism, the Church of Scotland, or being Presbyterian. However, the majority are often practicioners of their religious faith and are basically non-religious.

Prayer Points

  • Pray evangelicals who reside near Scottish Gaelic will become their friends and share the difference Christ makes in their lives.
  • Pray God will work in the hearts and minds of Scottish Gaelic to understand that an abundant life is found in following Jesus Christ.


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StatusCountry City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesKatyHouston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandTX1,734
United StatesClearwaterTampa-St. Petersburg-ClearwaterFL1,567
United StatesSan DiegoSan Diego-Carlsbad-San MarcosCA1,538
United StatesCarol StreamChicago-Naperville-ElginIL1,405
United StatesPhoenixPhoenix-Mesa-ScottsdaleAZ1,159
United StatesCherry HillPhiladelphia-Camden-WilmingtonNJ1,146
United StatesVirginia BeachVirginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport NewsVA1,008
United StatesAvonIndianapolis-Carmel-AndersonIN487
United StatesLive OakSan Antonio-New BraunfelsTX242

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