What does Scott mean?
Scott [scott] as a boys' name is pronounced skaht. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Scott is "from Scotland, a Scotsman". Mainly used in the 20th century. Actors Scott Glenn, Scott Caan; authors Scott Peck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Scott Turow; musician Scott Joplin; basketball player Scottie Pippen.
Related boy name: Buell.Creative forms:
(male) Scota, Sigott, ..
(female) Scoda, Scoti, .. Middle name pairings:
Scott Gunner (S.G.), ..
How popular is Scott?
Scott is a very prominent first name for males (#32 out of 1220, Top 3%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#36 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Scott for boys. Scott reached its highest rank of #15 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is at #457 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Scott (#457 in recent rankings) are Scotty, Scottie, Buell and Scot. These relations of Scott reached the height of their popularity 6 decades ago (usage of 1.45%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.03%, ▼98%), with versions such as Scot falling out of fashion.