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What does Scot mean?

Scot Pronunciation of Scot [scot] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and Scot means "from Scotland, a Scotsman". Scot is an alternate form of Scott (Old English): mainly used in the 20th century.

Associated with: old english, scotland.


3 relations via Scott: Scottie, Scotto and Scotty.

Creative forms:
(male) Scon, Silot, ..

(female) Sci, Scoti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Scot Tyrell (S.T.), ..

How popular is Scot?

Scot is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#673 out of 1220, Top 55%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Scot was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #340 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Scot listed in the Top 2000 are Scott (#457 in recent rankings), Scotty and Scottie. Usage of these relations of Scot was common 55 years ago (usage of 1.4%) and has become significantly less since, with versions such as Scot falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Scot, Scott, Scottie, Scotty in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Scot is alike in pronunciation to Scout and Skeet. Other suggested similar names are Abot, Alcot, Ascot, Boot, Diot, Escot, Jacot, Lot, Sion, Sior, Sol and Syon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Scot.