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Scout (girl)

What does Scout mean?

Scout Pronunciation of Scout [scout] as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Scout) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Scout is "to listen". Occupational name: someone who gathers information quietly. Bruce Willis and Demi Moore named their daughter Scout after a character in "To Kill a Mockingbird".


Scout has 1 variant: Scoutt.

Creative forms:
(female) Shout, Siout, ..

(male) Sconi, Scory, ..

Middle name pairings:
Scout Natalia (S.N.), ..

How popular is Scout?

Scout is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Scout entered the list in 2006 and reached its highest rank of #1107 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Scout name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Scout outside U.S.

Similar Names

A recommended name is Sioux. Like Scout, this name is not frequently used.

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