Gender: Male Origin of Scout: Word name

Scout Origin and Meaning

The name Scout is a boy's name of English origin.

Chosen for their daughter by Bruce and Demi (inspired by the To Kill a Mockingbirdcharacter), and for her son by Tai Babilonia, an interesting choice for either sex, with overtones of a "good scout" and the upstanding qualities of a Boy/Girl Scout.

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chickenlady Says:


I love this name but only as a nickname.

EW314 Says:


Cute as a nickname only.

madmaddie Says:


My dog is named Scout...don’t use this on a kid.