Scott Name Meaning and Origin

Scott is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Scott means “Speaking Gaelic”.


Scott Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Scott is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “SKAHT”


Scott Name Meaning:

Scott originates in English language and means “speaking Gaelic”. Scott was originally an English and Scottish surname, derived from a person from Scotland or the one that spoke Scottish Gaelic. As a male given name, Scott was extremely popular in the US in the 1950s and 1960s, since then its popularity has been on decline.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Scotty, Scotto, Scottie, Scot


Famous people with this name:

(Francis) Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist;

Scott Joplin, American ragtime composer;

Scott Philip Brown, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts;

Scott Andrew Caan, American actor;

Scott Vincent James Baio, American actor;

Scott Stewart Bakula, American actor;

Scott Kevin Walker, American politician; 45th governor of Wisconsin;

Scott David Menville, American actor and voice actor;

Scott Ian, American Guitarist of band Anthrax;

Scott Patrick Moir, Canadian Olympic ice dancer;

Scott Speer, American film director;

(Robert) Scott Speedman, Canadian actor;

Francis Scott Key, American poet; author of U.S. national anthem “The Star-Spangled Banner”;

Scott Alan Stapp, American lead singer of band Creed;

Scott Wilson, American actor;

Scott Carl Steiner, American pro wrestler;

Scott Niedermayer, Canadian ice hockey player and coach;

Scott Robert Mills, English radio DJ;

Scott Sharp, American racing driver;

Scott Armstrong (born Joseph Scott James), American pro wrestler;

Scott Nearing, American economist;

Scott Richard Wolf, American actor;

Scott Raymond Adams, American cartoonist of “Dilbert”;

Scott David Zolak, American NFL football player;

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi aka Kid Cudi, American rapper;

Scott Disick, American reality TV personality (“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”);

Scott Richard Hoying, member of Grammy-winning A Capella group Pentatonix;

Scott Scovell Hamilton, American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist;

Scott Adkins, English actor and martial artist;

Scott Westerfeld, American author (best known for “Uglies” series);

Scott Fitzsimons aka LittleLizardGaming, Irish YouTuber;

Scott Kellerman Foley, American actor, director and screenwriter;

Scott Derrickson, American director, screenwriter and producer;

Gideon Scott Burtka-Harris (b. 2010), Son of actor Neil Patrick Harris;

Moroccan Scott Cannon (b. 2011), son of singer Mariah Carey and actor Nick Cannon;

Zen Scott Feldman (b. 2004), son of actor Corey Scott Feldman;

Jack Scott Ramsay (b. 2000), son of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay




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