Cabot \c(a)-bot\ as a boy's name is of French origin. Possibly means "to sail". John Cabot (15th century) was an Italian-born English explorer and navigator. In Italy, he is known as Giovanni Caboto (which is his original name). Also, more recently, the name of a prominent Boston mercantile and shipping family.
Cabot has 1 variant form: Cabbot.
A baby name that sounds like Cabot is Cobbett.