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What does Scout mean?

Scout Pronunciation of Scout as a boys' name (also used more widely 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH occupational


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How popular is Scout?

Scout is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Scout entered the list in 2016 and reached its apex rank of #1817 in the U.S. then, and is at #1905 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Scout is pronounced similarly to Scot, Scott and Skeet. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arnout, Cnut, Herut (see Cherut), Knut, Saint, Saul, Schultz, Schura (see Shura), Scottie, Scotto, Scotty, Shaul, Shaun, Shoda, Shonn, Shoura, Shug, Sion, Sior, Siors, Siorus, Sloan, Smoky, Sofus, Sol, Spud, Stone, Storm, Sujit and Syon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Scout.

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