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pinWhat 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.


Scott has 4 variants: Scot, Scottie, Scotto and Scotty.

Related boy name: Buell.

Kreatif forms: Scottba, Scottmo, Scottre. [more]

pinHow 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 #425 presently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Prominent alternative forms of Scott (#425 in recent rankings) are Scotty, Scottie and Scot. These relations of Scott reached the height of their popularity 4 decades ago (usage of 0.7%) and are now much less conventional (usage 0.144%, 79%), with versions such as Scot falling out of fashion.

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

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

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Scott is alike in pronunciation to Scout and Skeet. Other suggested similar baby names are Abott, Alcott, Ascott and Escott. These names tend to be less frequently used than Scott.