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Scout Origin and Meaning

The name Scout is a girl's 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 -- but given to girls about four times more often than to boys -- 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.
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Scout Popularity

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Lists containing Scout

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Famous People Named Scout

  • Scout TaylorCompton (born Desariee Starr Compton), American actress
  • Emma Louise "Scout" NiblettAmerican 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 Elizabeth Crook (b. 2007)daughter of actor Mackenzie Crook
  • Scout Margery Jennings (b. 2013)daughter of beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings
  • Scout Edie Stewart (b. 2012)daughter of actors James Stewart and Jessica Marais
  • (Florence) Scout Rosie HeapLebor (b. 2014), daughter of singer Imogen Heap
  • Bowden SainteClaire "Scout" Ponder (b. 2015), daughter of NFL player Christian Ponder and sports reporter Samantha Ponder
  • Scout Una Denyer (b. 2015)daughter of TV presenter Grant Denyer
  • Sawyer Scout Pileggi (b. 1998)daughter of actor Mitch Pileggi
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  • Natalia Scout Lee Stafford (b. 2009)daughter of actress Michelle Stafford
  • Scout Hannah Fisher (b. 2018)daughter of YouTuber Ellen Fisher
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Scout in Pop Culture

  • Jean Louise "Scout" Finchnarrator of Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'
  • Jodie "Scout" Allencharacter on British TV series "Waterloo Road"
  • Scout Thomascharacter on TV series "Romantically Challenged"
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