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Meaning and name origin

Scott \s-co-tt\ as a boy's 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.


Variations

Scott has 4 variant forms: Scot, Scottie, Scotto and Scotty.

For more information, see also the related boy name Buell.


Popularity

Scott is a very popular first name for males (#32 out of 1220, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#34 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Scott for boys. Scott reached its highest rank of #15 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Scott name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Scott and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Scott (#425), Scotty, Scottie and Scot. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Scot, Scott, Scottie, Scotty in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Scott is also pronounced similarly to Scout. This name tends to be less commonly used than Scott.

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