First name origin & meaning:
Hebrew: Furtive; hidden; covered
First name variations: Lot
Last 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
- German: from a pet form of
- German: topographic name from the dialect word
lott ‘mud’, ‘dirt’.
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