Infographic of Scott name meaning, which is “(The man with) the shield,” based on the Latin scutum, a shield. The Scottish people are the descendants of a Gaelic tribe that migrated to the present Scotland from northern Ireland, in the 5th century. Also spelled Scot.
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Scott Name Popularity

How popular is the name Scott? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 526 7 0.002%
1911 405 21 0.0056%
1912 410 49 0.0097%
1913 414 67 0.0118%
1914 432 82 0.0118%
1915 458 105 0.0116%
1916 470 105 0.0109%
1917 439 123 0.0123%
1918 493 108 0.0101%
1919 453 133 0.0127%
1920 436 150 0.0135%
1921 452 144 0.0126%
1922 441 152 0.0136%
1923 441 152 0.0136%
1924 416 175 0.0151%
1925 463 131 0.0116%
1926 513 103 0.0094%
1927 492 114 0.0103%
1928 489 118 0.011%
1929 489 106 0.0102%
1930 526 89 0.0085%
1931 584 66 0.0067%
1932 463 115 0.0116%
1933 451 111 0.0119%
1934 447 120 0.0124%
1935 393 147 0.0151%
1936 379 170 0.0176%
1937 394 159 0.0161%
1938 367 192 0.0188%
1939 338 228 0.0224%
1940 322 268 0.0252%
1941 297 344 0.0306%
1942 261 474 0.0375%
1943 255 513 0.0393%
1944 227 568 0.0458%
1945 180 834 0.0684%
1946 155 1,500 0.1017%
1947 139 2,021 0.1211%
1948 122 2,285 0.1431%
1949 99 3,038 0.1889%
1950 82 4,268 0.2651%
1951 69 5,378 0.3172%
1952 54 6,543 0.3748%
1953 46 7,489 0.4232%
1954 40 9,451 0.517%
1955 38 10,775 0.5858%
1956 34 13,219 0.6999%
1957 32 15,738 0.8179%
1958 25 19,158 1.0137%
1959 24 19,753 1.0397%
1960 23 21,600 1.14%
1961 19 23,920 1.267%
1962 11 30,707 1.6726%
1963 12 30,415 1.6944%
1964 14 28,507 1.6195%
1965 15 25,441 1.5557%
1966 16 26,033 1.6674%
1967 16 25,543 1.6832%
1968 14 26,031 1.7336%
1969 12 28,687 1.8621%
1970 12 28,591 1.7966%
1971 10 30,918 2.0575%
1972 11 22,864 1.6787%
1973 18 18,981 1.4641%
1974 18 18,042 1.3881%
1975 17 17,322 1.348%
1976 24 15,736 1.2209%
1977 27 14,211 1.0543%
1978 30 13,544 1.0074%
1979 29 14,462 1.0257%
1980 33 13,311 0.9104%
1981 34 12,723 0.8655%
1982 34 12,211 0.8171%
1983 38 10,854 0.7355%
1984 39 10,581 0.7113%
1985 44 10,141 0.6681%
1986 44 9,962 0.66%
1987 43 10,190 0.6678%
1988 47 9,346 0.5997%
1989 51 8,851 0.5485%
1990 53 8,084 0.4877%
1991 57 7,112 0.4363%
1992 61 6,448 0.404%
1993 69 5,573 0.3575%
1994 79 4,916 0.3203%
1995 90 4,080 0.2707%
1996 107 3,665 0.2448%
1997 112 3,340 0.2258%
1998 123 3,062 0.2046%
1999 139 2,717 0.1814%
2000 157 2,453 0.1606%
2001 167 2,292 0.1521%
2002 185 2,018 0.1347%
2003 207 1,758 0.1156%
2004 214 1,632 0.1071%
2005 232 1,455 0.0952%
2006 253 1,346 0.086%
2007 272 1,236 0.0783%
2008 323 1,009 0.0653%
2009 342 889 0.0595%
2010 352 838 0.0582%
2011 369 776 0.0545%
2012 382 741 0.052%
2013 419 654 0.0459%
2014 424 680 0.0467%
2015 459 609 0.0419%
2016 458 623 0.0432%
2017 482 555 0.0398%
2018 510 501 0.0365%
2019 520 495 0.0366%

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What names are variants of Scott?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Scot

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English

Scottie

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English

Scotto

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English

Scotty

From Scotland, a Scotsman

English


What names sound like Scott?

If you like how Scott sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Scott.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Scout

To listen

French

Skeet

To shoot

Scandinavian


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Buell

Hill dweller

German


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