Meaning and Name Origin
Scout \s-cout\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' 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 an uncommon first name for men and also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Scout for boys. Scout has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)