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Popularity
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Scot

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Of Scottish Origin
  • #2023 All Time
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19k Scotty (English)

How popular is the name "Scot" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1940 7 0 7
1941 5 0 5
1943 9 0 9
1944 10 0 10
1945 10 0 10
1946 13 0 13
1947 24 0 24
1948 32 0 32
1949 41 0 41
1950 58 0 58
1951 73 0 73
1952 98 0 98
1953 120 0 120
1954 215 0 215
1955 271 0 271
1956 389 0 389
1957 458 0 458
1958 563 0 563
1959 529 5 524
1960 501 0 501
1961 462 0 462
1962 538 0 538
1963 506 0 506
1964 569 0 569
1965 516 0 516
1966 500 0 500
1967 511 0 511
1968 555 0 555
1969 594 6 588
1970 633 0 633
1971 575 0 575
1972 438 0 438
1973 344 0 344
1974 324 0 324
1975 331 0 331
1976 236 0 236
1977 201 0 201
1978 183 0 183
1979 185 0 185
1980 138 0 138
1981 163 0 163
1982 143 0 143
1983 108 0 108
1984 123 0 123
1985 102 0 102
1986 118 0 118
1987 113 0 113
1988 91 0 91
1989 94 0 94
1990 84 0 84
1991 76 0 76
1992 83 0 83
1993 65 0 65
1994 55 0 55
1995 47 0 47
1996 42 0 42
1997 47 0 47
1998 42 0 42
1999 46 0 46
2000 28 0 28
2001 24 0 24
2002 23 0 23
2003 22 0 22
2004 21 0 21
2005 16 0 16
2006 18 0 18
2007 23 0 23
2008 15 0 15
2009 17 0 17
2010 18 0 18
2011 8 0 8
2012 10 0 10
2013 11 0 11
2014 13 0 13

Want to know about the populiarty of Scot? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,674 babies born with the name Scot in the United States. That's more than enough Scots to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Scot" was in 1970 with a total of 633 babies.

According to the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Scot" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of only 344 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Scot popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Scot in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Scot" mean? The list below shows the origins of Scot as well as things modernly associated with the name Scot such as celebrities named Scot.

English

Origin and Meaning of Scot

The name "Scot" is of English origin, and it means "Of Scottish Origin". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alternative Meanings

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

T is for treat, that you always are.

Your name in reverse order is "Tocs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cots". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Scot born Sep 17, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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