Scott

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Usage

Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

English and Scottish transferred use of the surname originated as a byname for someone from Scotland or, within Scotland itself, a member of the Gaelic-speaking people who originally came from Ireland [1] [2] [3] [4]

The meaning of the tribal name is unknown [5]

Related Names

Schot
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Norwegian
Schott
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Danish Norwegian
Scott
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Skott
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Scott
Genitive: Scotts
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Scott
Genitive: Scotin / Scottin
Partitive: Scottia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Scott
Genitive: Scotts
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Scott
Genitive: Scotts

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Gabriel Scott Jensen (8 March 1874 – 9 July 1958), Norwegian poet, novelist, playwright and children's writer

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
532 1085 5 23 527 1062
Denmark Denmark[7]
293
n.a.
0
n.a.
293
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
525 0 0
n.a.
525
Iceland Iceland[9]
16 27
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[10]
0 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
608
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Scott (m) Sources: [6][7][11][8]


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no