Meaning and Origin of: Lott

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Furtive; hidden; covered

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from a medieval personal name brought to England by the Normans, of uncertain origin. It may be the Hebrew personal name Lot ‘covering’, which was relatively popular in northern France, or a reduced form of various names formed with the diminutive suffix -lot (originally a combination of -el + -ot), commonly used with women’s names.
  • English : from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot’, ‘portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot.
  • Dutch : metonymic occupational name for a plumber or lead roofer, from lood ‘lead’.
  • German : from a pet form of Ludwig.
  • German : topographic name from the dialect word lott ‘mud’, ‘dirt’.