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Girl Name: Scout

Name: Scout
Pronunciation: \s-cout\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Scout's also a boy name)
Meaning: to listen
Origin: French
Variant forms: Scoutt


Scout \s-cout\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Scout), is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Scout is "to listen". Occupational name: someone who gathers information quietly. Bruce Willis and Demi Moore named their daughter Scout after a character in "To Kill a Mockingbird".

Scout has 1 variant form: Scoutt.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Scout.


Scout is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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