Scattergood Family History
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Scattergood Name Meaning
English: from Middle English skater(en) ‘to squander, dissipate’ (a byform, under Scandinavian influence, of shatter) + gode ‘property’, ‘goods’, ‘wealth’; a nickname for a man who was careless and free with money, perhaps a philanthropist who gave his goods to the poor.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Thurgood, Leatherwood, Cater, Calderwood, Catterton, Sherwood