Meaning and name origin
Scout \s-cout\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Scout), is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Scout is "to listen". Occupational name: someone who gathers information quietly. Bruce Willis and Demi Moore named their daughter Scout, but the name is unusual enough to apply to both genders.
Scout is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Scout for boys. Scout has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).