Scott Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Scott:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old English Scottas, originally "an Irishman," and later, "a Scotchman, a Gael from Scotland."
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- Irish Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Ireland, 2010
- Scottish Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Scotland, 2011
- Scottish Boys Names: Most Popular Names for Boys in Scotland for 2012
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my sons name is Scott. His middle name is Andrew. We named him scot after our scottish heritage. Born late seventies. Always called Scott. Never had trouble with spelling but some people would ask if it was his last name.never met any Scots in Australia but met lots when visiting Scotland. His siblings name is james daniel.
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Scotty, Scottie, Scooter, Scruff, Scottimus, Scotus, Scotivis, Spot, Scot the Red, Red-Scott "TeeTee"/TtyTty ("BabyTalk"), Skippy
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Clan Scott is a Scottish clan name.
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Scott Tixier -an award-winning French jazz violinist and a recording artist, best known for his collaborations with Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera and Anthony Braxton.
Scott Hoying, two-time Grammy award winning artist alongside other band-members of Pentatonix.
Scott Weiland -former lead singer of Velvet Revolver, Stone Temple Pilots, and Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.
Scott Eastwood -famous actor and son of Clint Eastwood.
Scott Cawthon-video game designer (Five Nights at Freddy's creator)
Francis Scott Key, poet and lawyer, author of the poem that became the US national anthem
F. Scott Fitzgerald, author, cousin of Francis Scott Key and named for him.
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Scott McCall -MTV Teen Wolf
Scott Evil -son of Dr. Evil in Austin Powers' film series
Scott Summers -an X-men member with the superhero name of "Cyclops"
Scott Pilgrim, protagonist of an eponymous graphic novel series