Meaning and name origin
Cabot \c(a)-bot\ as a boy's name is of French origin, and the meaning of Cabot is "strolling player". John Cabot (15th century) was an Italian-born English explorer and navigator. In Italy, he is known as Giovanni Caboto (which is his original name). Also, more recently, the name of a prominent Boston mercantile and shipping family.
Cabot has 1 variant form: Cabbot.
Cabot is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17848 out of 88799, Top 20%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cabot for boys. Cabot has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).