Scott - boys name

Scott name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Scott name meaning:

The name Scott is a masculine given name of Scottish origin. It is derived from the Gaelic word "scuit" or "scot" which means "a Gael" or "a Scot." The name Scott has a strong connection to Scotland, as it is an ancient surname used to identify someone as a native of Scotland.

The name Scott carries with it connotations of strength, resilience, and a proud Scottish heritage. It reflects the rich cultural history and traditions of Scotland and represents a sense of national identity. Individuals with this name are often seen as brave, loyal, and dependable, embodying the traditional Scottish values of honor and courage.

Scott is a timeless and classic name that has been popular for many generations. Its simplicity and strong sound make it appealing to many parents. The name Scott serves as a reminder of one's Scottish roots and can be a source of pride and a connection to a vibrant cultural heritage.

Origin: English

A Scotsman.

Related names

Scott , Scot, Scottie , Scotty

Other boys names beginning with S


Overall UK ranking: 704 out of 4789

49 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (191)

Historical popularity of Scott

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