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.
Overall UK ranking: 704 out of 4789
49 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (191)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Scott
The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Scott from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Scott in 2024