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Boy Names Starting with Sc-

Sc- baby names and what they mean, with 16 results. Sc- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.45%) and have become significantly less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.03%, 97.6%), with names such as Scot becoming somewhat dated. Schafer (TOP 1%) and Scala (6%) are familiar Sc- last names.

Sc- names

Scanlon - Scully

Scanlon, var. Scanlen, Scanlan
Based on Irish, Gaelic element. "Little trapper." Common as surnames. Compare Scanlon (UPPER 2%) with common surnames Scharon (UPPER 98%), Staton (2%), which also end with -on.

Schaeffer, var. Schaffer
Derived fr. German language. "Steward." Schaeffer and Schaffer are unusual first names.

Schermann, Scherman
Forms of Sherman. Derivative of Old English. "Shear man." Schuermann (UPPER 23%), Scheumann (35%) are familiar surnames.

Var. of Snyder. Origin fr. Old German word. "Tailor." Schneider was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Origin fr. German element. "Shoe-maker." Schubert is rare as a birth name.

Origin fr. German language. "Village magistrate." Sheltz is a creative form.

Var. of Shura. Derivative of Russian, Greek words. "Man's defender." Rather unusual as a boys' name.

Schuyler and variants

Schuyler1, var. Schyler1, Schylar, Schuylar
Derived fr. Danish. "Scholar, protection." Usage of Schuyler and forms was higher in 1995.

Schyler2, Schuyler2
Forms of Skyler. Derivative of Danish word. "Fugitive; giving shelter." Adoption of Schuyler and variants was at a high in 1995.

Scipio is not in the Top 2000.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sc- names: Schuyler, Schyler, Scot, Scott, Scottie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sc- names: Scotty, Scout

Root fr. Italian, Arabic languages. "Warm wind." Not Top 2000 name. Cross-gender use.

From Latin word. "Scorpion." Not in Top 2000.

Scott and variants

Scott, var. Scotty, Scotto, Scottie, Scot
From Old English word. "From Scotland, a Scotsman." Popularly used, with usage of 0.03% for Scott and variants as children's names in 2018, but lower than 0.033% in 2017.


From Old French element. "To listen." A familiar baby name (#1905 IN LATEST RANKINGS), Scout is also used commonly as a surname. Cross-gender use.

Stems fr. Old English language. "Scribe, copier." Scribner is scarcely used as a given name, appearing often (UPPER 3%) as a surname.

Var. of Skelly. Derivative of Irish, Gaelic element. "Bard." A rare birth name, Scully is used more often as a last name. See also Shelly.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Sc- names for boys.

1. Scanlon - Scully
Scanlon [Scanlen, Scanlan], Schaeffer [Schaffer], Sherman [Scherman, Schermann], Snyder [Schneider], Schubert, Schultz, Shura [Schura], Schuyler [Schyler, Schylar, Schuylar], Skyler [Schyler, Schuyler], Scipio, Scirocco, Scorpio, Scott [Scot, Scotty, Scotto, Scottie], Scout, Scribner, Skelly [Scully]

Usage comparison for Sc- names