Scotty

First Name
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Scotty

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

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  1. A diminutive of the male given name Scott.

Notable Persons Named Scotty

Scotty Moore is a rock and roll musician. He was most prominent from 1950 to 2007. Scotty was given the name Winfield Scott Moore III on December 27th, 1931 in United States.

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Scotty McCreery is a country music singing. He plays Guitar and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Scotty was given the name Scott Cooke McCreery on October 9th, 1993 in Garner, North Carolina, U.S.

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Scotty 2 Hotty is a wrestler. Scotty was born on July 2nd, 1973 in Westbrook, Maine.

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Scotty Nguyen is a poker player.

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Scotty was born on January 11th, 1987.

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Scotty Beckett was an actor. He was most active from 1933 to 1957. Scotty was given the name Scott Hastings Beckett on October 4th, 1929 in Oakland, California, U.S. He passed away on May 10th, 1968.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Scotty

Ludwig Scotty is a Speaker of the Parliament of Nauru, President of Nauru, and List of Speakers of the Parliament of Nauru. He was most active from 2013 to 2013. Ludwig was born on June 20th, 1948 in Anabar District.

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Death was given the name Walter E. Scott on September 20th, 1872 in Cynthiana, Kentucky. He passed away on January 5th, 1954.

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Scotty was a reggae musician. Scotty was given the name David Scott . He died on February 27th, 2003.

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Her ongoing career started in 2013.

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Bon Scotty is an athlete for the Queensland Academy of Sport Football Program.

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How popular is the baby name Scotty in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1916 7 0 7
1918 7 0 7
1919 6 0 6
1920 8 0 8
1921 8 0 8
1922 13 0 13
1923 13 0 13
1924 8 0 8
1925 10 0 10
1926 9 0 9
1927 9 0 9
1928 14 0 14
1929 10 0 10
1930 13 0 13
1931 17 0 17
1932 20 0 20
1933 25 0 25
1934 24 0 24
1935 33 0 33
1936 38 0 38
1937 42 5 37
1938 43 0 43
1939 45 0 45
1940 66 8 58
1941 85 5 80
1942 48 0 48
1943 50 0 50
1944 56 0 56
1945 65 5 60
1946 90 7 83
1947 88 0 88
1948 82 5 77
1949 95 5 90
1950 125 5 120
1951 130 8 122
1952 120 0 120
1953 141 0 141
1954 146 6 140
1955 175 11 164
1956 187 10 177
1957 185 5 180
1958 247 8 239
1959 234 7 227
1960 290 5 285
1961 310 5 305
1962 386 7 379
1963 372 0 372
1964 420 0 420
1965 432 0 432
1966 532 7 525
1967 576 5 571
1968 593 8 585
1969 613 6 607
1970 581 7 574
1971 1,133 15 1,118
1972 763 6 757
1973 703 7 696
1974 605 0 605
1975 575 12 563
1976 452 5 447
1977 416 0 416
1978 386 0 386
1979 522 6 516
1980 452 7 445
1981 425 5 420
1982 415 0 415
1983 318 6 312
1984 274 0 274
1985 285 0 285
1986 260 0 260
1987 227 0 227
1988 212 0 212
1989 183 0 183
1990 197 0 197
1991 151 0 151
1992 184 0 184
1993 171 0 171
1994 123 0 123
1995 117 0 117
1996 92 0 92
1997 67 0 67
1998 86 0 86
1999 77 0 77
2000 76 0 76
2001 65 0 65
2002 65 0 65
2003 61 0 61
2004 57 0 57
2005 54 0 54
2006 57 0 57
2007 54 0 54
2008 62 0 62
2009 59 0 59
2010 39 0 39
2011 50 0 50
2012 52 0 52
2013 35 0 35
2014 34 0 34
2015 46 7 39
2016 42 6 36

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Popularity of Scotty as a first name

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Popularity of Scotty as a last name

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Common last names for Scotty

  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Williams
  • Green
  • Johnson
  • Evans

Fun Facts about the name Scotty

  • How Popular is the name Scotty? Scotty is the 1,716th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Scotty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,726 babies born with the first name Scotty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Scotty to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Scotty? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Scotty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Scotty is Monday, March 26th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Scotty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Scotty was in 1971 with a total of 1,118 babies. That's a lot of babies named Scotty!
  • Random Scotty Factoid: According to the 1967 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Scotty ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 62 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1967.
  • Weird things about the name Scotty: Your name in reverse order is Yttocs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tyostc. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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