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What does Cabot mean?

Cabot Pronunciation of Cabot [cabot] as a boys' 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: Cabbot.

Creative forms:
(male) Carbot, Casbot, ..

(female) Cabota, Caboti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cabot Octavio (C.O.), ..

How popular is Cabot?

Cabot is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#18542 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Cabot has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abbot, Abot, Cabe, Cable, Cadoc, Cadog, Cadon, Caeo, Caio, Canon, Caron, Cason, Cato, Cayo and Jacot. Like Cabot, these names are not frequently used.

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