Scotty

Scotty - A very unique male name



  Sep 23,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Scotty appeared on the charts for the first time in 1928 on position #1895. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Scotty and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Scotty? 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 Scotty. The baby boy name Scotty was given to 14 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2667 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 117,218 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Scotty peaked in popularity 47 years ago in 1971 on position 211.



Famous with this name

Scotty Veale
Scotty McKay
Scotty Parker


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Scotty is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Scotty is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #749 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,191.

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 Scotty is where you live.


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Scotty origin and meaning

Scotty is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Scotty, pop culture references for the name Scotty and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Scotty

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

Scott / Seth / 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
20122667
20112975
20093310
20082081
20072707
20062586
20054097
20042090
20033433
20022069
20012233
20001937
19991637
19981345
19971493
19961257
19951117
1994961
1993825
1992770
1991830
1990715
1989731
1988634
1987589
1986544
1985511
1984505
1983472
1982394
1981412
1980388
1979345
1978390
1977376
1976361
1975319
1974302
1973270
1972258
1971211
1970331
1969309
1968313
1967310
1966331
1965363
1964390
1963414
1962409
1961457
1960471
1959510
1958500
1957563
1956583
1955547
1954634
1953568
1952658
1951626
1950594
1949742
1948955
1947727
1946702
1945976
19441037
1942868
1941712
1940894
19391145
19381069
19371025
19361258
19351366
19331453
19281895

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee749
California2191

Even more about Scotty


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 Scotty 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 Scotty?

2 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 Scotty
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 117,218
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1928
2012 births +14

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