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What does Scotty mean?

Scotty Pronunciation of Scotty [scot-ty] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Scotty is "from Scotland, a Scotsman". Scotty is a variant form of Scott (Old English): mainly used in the 20th century.

Associated with: old english, scotland.


Scotty has 2 variants: Scottie and Scotto.

1 more relation via Scott: Scot.

Creative forms:
(male) Scotly, Scotsy, ..

(female) Scotly, Scotma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Scotty Kaisen (S.K.), ..

How popular is Scotty?

Scotty is a very popular first name for males (#593 out of 1220, Top 49%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Scotty entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #312 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Scot, Scott (#457 from current records) and Scottie are the prominent variation forms of Scotty ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Scotty were at the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (average #301) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1614, down 97.6%), with forms such as Scott becoming less trendy.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Beatty, Corty, Coty, Matty, Monty, Morty, Natty, Patty, Scout, Scully, Smitty, Smokey, Smoky, Sonny and Stoney. These names tend to be less frequently used than Scotty.