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Gender: Male Meaning of Scott: "from Scotland" Origin of Scott: English Scott's Popularity in 2017: #484

The name Scott is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from Scotland". Scott is ranked #484 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Popular English Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Trendy Generational CAF".

From the experts:

A cool, windswept, surfer babe-magnet in 1965, a nice dad -- or even granddad -- today.

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Famous People Named Scott

(Francis) Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist
Scott Joplin, American ragtime composer
Scott Philip Brown, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
Scott Andrew Caan, American actor
Scott Vincent James Baio, American actor
Scott Stewart Bakula, American actor
Scott Kevin Walker, American politician; 45th governor of Wisconsin
Scott David Menville, American actor and voice actor
Scott Ian, American Guitarist of band Anthrax
Scott Patrick Moir, Canadian Olympic ice dancer
Scott Speer, American film director
(Robert) Scott Speedman, Canadian actor
Francis Scott Key, American poet; author of U.S. national anthem "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Scott Alan Stapp, American lead singer of band Creed
Scott Wilson, American actor
Scott Carl Steiner, American pro wrestler
Scott Niedermayer, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
Scott Robert Mills, English radio DJ
Scott Sharp, American racing driver
Scott Armstrong (born Joseph Scott James), American pro wrestler
Scott Nearing, American economist
Scott Richard Wolf, American actor
Scott Raymond Adams, American cartoonist of "Dilbert"
Scott David Zolak, American NFL football player
Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi aka Kid Cudi, American rapper
Scott Disick, American reality TV personality ("Keeping Up with the Kardashians")
Scott Richard Hoying, member of Grammy-winning A Capella group Pentatonix
Scott Scovell Hamilton, American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist
Scott Adkins, English actor and martial artist
Scott Westerfeld, American author (best known for "Uglies" series)
Scott Fitzsimons aka LittleLizardGaming, Irish YouTuber
Scott Kellerman Foley, American actor, director and screenwriter
Scott Derrickson, American director, screenwriter and producer
Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris (b. 2010), Son of actor Neil Patrick Harris
Moroccan Scott Cannon (b. 2011), son of singer Mariah Carey and actor Nick Cannon
Zen Scott Feldman (b. 2004), son of actor Corey Scott Feldman
Jack Scott Ramsay (b. 2000), son of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay

Pop Culture References for the name Scott

"Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," 2010 movie based on the graphic novel series
Scott Calvin, main character in The Santa Clause movies
Scott Bernard, character on TV's "Robotech"
Scott "Tracker" Cameron, character on TV's "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
Scott Evil, character in the Austin Powers movies
Scott Bennett, character in "Teen Idol" by Meg Cabot
Scott Tyler, character in the Power of Five series by Anthony Horowitz
Scott McCall, main character on TV's "Teen Wolf"
Scott James, main character in film "The Octagon"
Scott Robinson, character in Australian soap "Neighbours"
Scott Summers aka Cyclops, character in the Marvel Universe
Scott Lang aka Ant-Man, character in the Marvel Universe
Scott Carpenter Tracy, character from The Thunderbirds series; oldest Tracy son
William Sherlock Scott Holmes, main character on TV's "Sherlock"
Scott Evans, character on TV's "The Flash"
Scott Ryder, character in the game "Mass Effect: Andromeda"
Scott Sterling, YouTube character created by Studio C

Scotty, Scotto, Scottie, Scot


stella2007 Says:


I've only met one Scott in my life, we went to elementary school together. He was a nice kid. I recently began liking the name after actor Scott Eastwood who is quite handsome.

Ship In A Bottle Says:


Near unusable since "Scotty Doesn't Know" from the movie Eurotrip.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Scott rolls off my tongue beautifully. It's a bit too common for me to consider it a favorite, but I do quite like it.

Guest Says:


I know of both young and older boys with this name. I think it's handsome and can go across generations like Jack.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


My uncle is called Scott, he's the only person I know with the name.

AnonymousPerson Says:


That's funny - I know two young boys but no adults with this name.