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Scout Meaning


What does Scout mean?

The name Scout is of French, American and English origin.

The meaning of Scout is "scout, explorer".

Scout is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Scout.

The Given Name Scout

Scout appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of familiarity and spirit, a little explorer.

Scout remains a favorite due to its mesmerizing and luminous nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Scout Taylor Compton.

Scout Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 976 in baby name popularity for girls with 269 occurrences. It ranked 1,905 in baby name popularity for boys with 78 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,020 in baby name popularity for girls with 254 occurrences. It ranked 1,907 in baby name popularity for boys with 76 occurrences.

View the Scout Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Scout has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Scout to other names.

Scout Related Names

Famous Scouts

  • Scout Taylor Compton ~ Actress

Scout Numerology

What will your new littleScout be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Scout are often sensitive and detailed but most of all they are read more >>

Scout Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Scout in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Scout.

Just for fun, see the name Scout in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Scout in Nautical Flags page.