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Gender: F Origin of Scout: Word name

Scout, a character nickname from To Kill a Mockingbird (her real name was Jean Louise), became a real-life possibility when Bruce Willis and Demi Moore used it for their now grown middle daughter, followed by Tom Berenger a few years later. A unisex choice that is growing in popularity for both genders, it was picked by skater Tai Babilonia for her son and Kerri Walsh for her daughter Scout Margery.

It makes a virtuous, upstanding choice for a girl--a good scout. And though it hasn't made it onto any popularity lists, it's gone from slightly eccentric to mainstream.

Famous People Named Scout

Scout Taylor-Compton (born Desariee Starr Compton), American actress
Emma Louise "Scout" Niblett, American singer-songwriter
Scout LaRue Willis (b. 1991), daughter of actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore
Scout Riley Berenger (b. 1998), daughter of actor Tom Berenger
Scout Margery Jennings, (b. 2013), daughter of Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings
Scout Edie Stewart (b. 2012), daughter of Australian actors James Stewart and Jessica Marais

Pop Culture References for the name Scout

Jean Louise "Scout" Finch, narrator of Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
Jodie "Scout" Allen, character on British TV series "Waterloo Road"
Scout Thomas, character on TV series "Romantically Challenged"