Scott: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Scott

An English name meaning “from Scotland,” like Scot but with an extra “t” thrown in for good measure. Even though you only pronounce one of the Ts. What’s up with that?

Nicknames:

Scotty, Scotto, Scooter. (Okay, that last one is made up.)

Famous people named Scott:

TV personality Scott Disick; actors Scott Baio, Scott Wolf, Scott Bakula, Scott Speedman, and Scott Wilson; novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald; composer Scott Joplin; figure skater Scott Hamilton; rapper Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi (a.k.a. Kid Cudi).

Fun fact:

American poet Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner.” I bet his parents called him Scooter.

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