Lott Family History
Lott Name Meaning
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’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press