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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scott, George C. Scottnoun

    award-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)

  2. Scott, Robert Scott, Robert Falcon Scottnoun

    English explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912)

  3. Scott, Winfield Scottnoun

    United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)

  4. Scott, Walter Scott, Sir Walter Scottnoun

    British author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)

  5. Scott, Dred Scottnoun

    United States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858)


  1. Scottnoun

    An English ethnic surname for someone with Scottish ancestry.

  2. Scottnoun

    transferred from the surname.


  1. scott

    Scott is a masculine given name of Scottish origin. It comes from the Scoti people who settled what is now Scotland. It was originally used as a surname before becoming a common first name. In some contexts, 'Scott' could also denote a person who is from Scotland or of Scottish descent. Additionally, Scott can refer to several locations in the United States and Canada or even several fictional characters in books and movies.

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    Song lyrics by scott -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by scott on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SCOTT

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Scott is ranked #36 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Scott surname appeared 439,530 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 149 would have the surname Scott.

    60.2% or 264,641 total occurrences were White.
    32.9% or 144,693 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 11,384 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.5% or 11,340 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 5,186 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 2,242 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scott' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3203

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Scott' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2706

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scott in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scott in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Scott in a Sentence

  1. Bill Daley:

    Think about it, Scott. If I did not love America, I wouldn't have moved here from Kenya. i don't think the President's just going to sit there and be a punching bag for the next year or two for these characters.

  2. President Biden:

    To see people treated like they did, horses barely running over, people being strapped – it's outrageous, i promise you, those people will pay. There will be an investigation underway now and there will be consequences. There will be consequences. President Biden. ( Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) The comments outraged Border Patrol agents, who argued the president threw the officers under the bus while not understanding what the reins were actually used for. The letter, which was signed by Texas Reps. Chips Roy, Brian Babin, and Michael Cloud, as well as Reps. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., Scott Perry, R-Pa., Mary Miller, R-Ill., and Darrell Issa, R-Calif., quotes an anonymous DHS official saying they.

  3. Jovan Dewitt:

    I got yelled at by Scott for coming in a little too early, he wants me to make sure Im managing my time and getting in and getting out and being more efficient. Im working at the same pace I normally did.

  4. Andy Slavitt:

    Scott Gottlieb was Scott Gottlieb. This is not a partisan issue, this is an issue for everyone's public health, and will slow down the spread of the disease.

  5. Scott Walker:

    [ Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wisc. ] was confronted by a family of an undocumented worker in Scott Walker childhood hometown of Plainfield, Iowa during one of the final stops of his whirlwind presidential campaign launch tour on Sunday. Jose Flores, an undocumented immigrant who calls Wisconsin home, was accompanied by Jose Flores 13-year-old daughter Leslie and 7-year-old son Luis, both of whom were born in the United States and naturalized citizens … Shaking Flores ’ hand, Scott Walker said Jose Flores ‘ completely sympathize [ s ] with the situation you’re all in and others are in ’ but … ‘ The fact is, we’re a nation of laws, and unfortunately, the president last year, after saying 22 times before last year that he could n’t make the law himself, he said he was n’t the emperor … he decided to change the law even though the courts announced that you ca n’t do that. ’.

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  • Brenda Paradis
    Brenda Paradis
    I heard in one translation Scott= Sorryassman (might be cambodian)
    LikeReply 15 years ago

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(of especially persons) lacking sense or understanding or judgment
A nasty
B squashy
C witless
D occasional

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