Scott Name Meaning & Origin

Scott

Pronunciation: SKAHT (key)

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."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Scot, Scotty

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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"/ToddlerScript)

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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 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)

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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"

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