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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 also pronounced similarly to Scot and Scott. Other suggested similar baby names are Scotto and Scotty.


Scout is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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