What does Cabot mean?
Cabot \c(a)-bot\ 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.
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Cabot for boys. Cabot has yet to be ranked in the list so far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)