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Gender: Male Origin of Scout: Word name

The name Scout is a boy's name of English origin. Scout and is often added to lists like Unique Boy Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Scout

Pop Culture References for the name Scout

Scout, German Shepherd in Piet Prins' children's series


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.