Scott

Scott - A very unique male name



  Jan 17,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Scott, meaning from Scotland, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #539. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Scott and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Scott? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Scott. The baby boy name Scott was given to 732 baby boys in 2012, ranking #386 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,242 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Scott peaked in popularity 46 years ago in 1971 on position 10.



Famous with this name

Scott Speedman
Ridley Scott
Scott Adkins


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Scott is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Scott is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #180 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #592.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Scott is where you live.


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Scott origin and meaning

Scott is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means from Scotland. To see famous people named Scott, pop culture references for the name Scott and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Scott

We've found the following names that sound similar to Scott, sorted by popularity.

Seth / Scotty / Scot / Scottie / Syed / Shad / Said / Saad / Sixto / Shaheed /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012386
2011370
2010352
2009343
2008323
2007273
2006253
2005232
2004214
2003207
2002184
2001167
2000157
1999139
1998123
1997113
1996107
199590
199479
199369
199261
199157
199053
198951
198847
198743
198644
198544
198439
198338
198234
198134
198033
197929
197830
197727
197624
197517
197418
197318
197211
197110
197012
196912
196814
196716
196616
196515
196414
196312
196211
196119
196023
195924
195825
195732
195634
195538
195440
195346
195254
195168
195082
194999
1948122
1947139
1946155
1945180
1944227
1943255
1942262
1941297
1940321
1939337
1938367
1937394
1936381
1935389
1934448
1933451
1932463
1931588
1930531
1929488
1928488
1927492
1926514
1925463
1924416
1923441
1922446
1921454
1920436
1919453
1918497
1917439
1916471
1915458
1914435
1913415
1912411
1911406
1910539

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho180
Rhode Island196
North Dakota201
Connecticut211
New Hampshire216
Utah233
West Virginia238
Pennsylvania238
Massachusetts253
Missouri282
Kansas294
Ohio317
New York326
Arizona344
Wisconsin344
Louisiana345
Maryland348
New Jersey364
Indiana374
Virginia388
Colorado389
Michigan392
Minnesota394
Georgia409
Tennessee413
California414
New Mexico425
Illinois434
Arkansas475
North Carolina482
South Carolina484
Washington498
Nevada505
Alabama536
Florida541
Oregon542
Oklahoma544
Texas592

Even more about Scott


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Scott a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Scott?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1971
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Scott
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,242
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +732

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