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Origin and Meaning of Kott

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From Proto-Germanic *kuddô. Compare English cod. Cognate to Votic kotti and dialectal Finnish kotti.

  1. bag
  2. sack

From dialectal Russian кот (kot).

  1. a big clumsy boot

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Kott

    Jan Kott was a writer. Jan was born on October 27th, 1914 in Warsaw. He left this life on December 23rd, 2001.


    Alexander was born on February 22nd, 1973.


    Peter was born on August 29th, 1949 in Flint, Michigan. Peter is also known as Kott and Peter.



    Phillip was born in 1952.


    Christoph was born on November 7th, 1801. He left this life on October 17th, 1873.


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    Popularity of Kott as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Kott U.S.
      White 95.19% 64.26%
      African American 0.86% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.97% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.12% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Kott

    People with the last name Kott are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Kott

    • How Popular is the name Kott? As a last name Kott was the 16,462nd most popular name in 2010.
    • How unique is the name Kott? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kott was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
    • Weird things about the name Kott: Your name in reverse order is Ttok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttok. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Kott? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,746 people with the last name Kott.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kott? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kott as their last name since less than 1 person in 169k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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