Scully is a name of Irish origin, meaning town crier.
(Scull is an English nickname for the bald-headed man, from Middle English
scholle=skull. Scullard as a name of English derivation would be a variation
on that surname.)
Dana Scully is named after sports announcer Vin Scully.
(f, m) Either a feminine form of Dan or Daniel or from a surname. Dan,(m)
short form of DanielGod is my judge or he judged. Both names
are from Old Testament. (Hebrew) Possibly also from Denmark or bright as dawn (Celtic).
Also a mythological figure, mother of Perseus (Greek).
Scullys middle name. (f) From the Greek "Aikaterina". It's
been linked with Greek "aikia", torture (how about that,
PASTers?) but that
theory is unlikely. Katherine is more possibly a Coptic name meaning my
consecration of your name. The Romans derived it from Greek "katharos",
pure, and changed their spelling from Katerina to Katharina to reflect
this. Chris Carter's mother's name is Catherine.
"Missy" Greek, honeybee. Melissa is also the name of
a plant that grows in Israel from which one can make a very tasty tea which
is said to be an excellent pain reliever.
(Bill& Bill, jr.) (m) From the Teutonic elements "wil",
wil, desire, and "helm", helmet : "will helmet".
Resolute soldier . Also Determind Guardian. The name was introduced to Britain by the Normans.
"Charlie" (m) Teutonic free man, cognatic with the
Old English word "ceorl", man. Charles Scully really seems
to be a free man to do whatever he wants and go wherever he wants. We know
he has a family, but we've only seen him as a child. He's the
Amazing Disappearing Brother. Charles is also said to come from old
French full-grown, manly.
(f) From Greek "margaron", pearl.
Emily Christine Scully (Sim)
(f) Feminine form of Emil. Emil, from Latin and Teutonic industrious,
Teutonic work, or possibly from the Roman family name Aemilius,
rival. Emily also has a Latin origin meaning Flatterer
Scully was her biological mother though she was given birth
by Anna Fugazzi. Fugazzi is a slang term for fake. Emily was then
adopted by Roberta and Marshall Sim.
Emily's middle name. (f) English and French form of Christina, from
(f) Gaelic hill. According to legend, Tara in Ireland was the
hill where the Irish kings resided. Celtic also tower. Also carrying
or shining from Sanskrit. Tara can also be a short form of Astaroth.
The name Tara also means A measurement (Arabic).
(m) From the Hebrew name Mattithyahu, Gift of the Lord. Saint
Matthew was one of the twelwe apostles. Baby Matthew surely was a gift
of the Lord from Bill and Tara's point of wiev.
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