Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : From Scotland
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from any of various places called Eastcott (Wiltshire), Eastcotts (Bedfordshire), Eastcote (Greater London), or Eastcourt (Wiltshire), all named from Old English ēast ‘eastern’ + cot ‘cottage(s)’.
- In some cases the name may be an altered spelling of the French ethnic name Escot, a cognate of Scott.