Scott

Pronunciation: sko-htt
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Northern Europe

The name Scott is an ethnic or geographical name signifying a native from Scotland or a person who spoke Gaelic. It is derived from the Old English "scotti," which was originally a generic name given by the Romans to Gaelic raiders from Ireland. The name is also a habitational and ethnic name from Middle English "Scot," meaning "man from Scotland". The Scott surname is believed to be Scottish and is still one of the most common surnames in the country. The name has been given to those who hail from Scotland and, more rarely, it may come from the Old French description of a scout or spy. The name Scott is undeniably rooted within Scottish heritage and is a popular choice for those looking to connect their child to their Celtic roots. Some notable people with the name Scott include actors Scott Baio and Scott Bakula, reality TV star Scott Disick, and composer Scott Joplin.

Scott Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Scott is currently #483 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Scott is currently #483 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Scott is currently #477 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Scott is currently #477 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Scott

  • Scott Disick: Scott Disick is an American television personality and socialite known for his appearances on the reality TV series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."
  • Scott Bakula: Scott Bakula is an American actor known for his roles in "Quantum Leap," "Star Trek
  • Scott Caan: Scott Caan is an American actor known for his roles in the "Ocean's Eleven" film series and the television series "Hawaii Five-0."
  • Scott Weiland: Scott Weiland was an American singer and songwriter known for being the lead vocalist of the rock bands Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver. He passed away in 2015.