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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lott

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From Old Swedish luter, loter, from Old Norse hlutr, from Proto-Germanic *hlutą, from Proto-Indo-European *klew-.

  1. a part, a share, a piece, a portion (of a heritage, a lottery, of land, of fate)
    Hava vi numera någon eller arvedel i vår faders hus?
    [Is there] yet any portion or inheritance for us in our father's house? (Genesis 31:14)
    Sådan var min : om dagen förtärdes jag av hetta och om natten av köld, och sömnen flydde mina ögon.
    [Thus] I was; in the day the drought consumed me, and the frost by night; and my sleep departed from mine eyes. (Genesis 31:40)
  2. a ticket in a lottery, a lot cast
    Låt oss icke skära sönder den, utan kasta om vilken den skall tillhöra.
    Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be (John 19:24)
  3. a land lot, a property

Notable Persons Named Lott

Lott was born on October 30th, 1797. He left this life on June 17th, 1861.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lott

Pixie Lott is a pop music, contemporary r&b, soul music, and dance-pop musician. She was most active from 2006 to present. Pixie was given the name Victoria Louise Lott on January 12th, 1991.


Trent Lott is a Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority Leader, Senate Minority Whip, Senate Majority Whip, House Minority Whip, Party leaders of the United States Senate, and Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives. He was most prominent from 1989 to 2007. Trent was given the name Chester Trent Lott on October 9th, 1941 in Grenada, Mississippi, U.S.


Son Lux is a singing and hip hop production. He has been prominent since 2008. Son was given the name Ryan Lott in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son is also known as Ryan Lott.


Ronnie Lott is a football player for the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, New York Jets, and Kansas City Chiefs. His career lasted from 1981 to 1994. Ronnie was born on May 8th, 1959 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


John Lott is an author, political commentator, and gun rights advocate. John was given the name John Richard Lott, Jr. on May 8th, 1958.


Dame Felicity Lott is a soprano. Dame was given the name Felicity Ann Emwhyla Lott on May 8th, 1947 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.


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Popularity of Lott as a last name

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  • Warren

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lott U.S.
  White 65.56% 64.26%
  African American 28.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.65% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.40% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lott

People with the last name Lott are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lott

  • How Popular is the name Lott? Lott is the 35,729th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lott was the 1,350th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lott have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 106 babies born with the first name Lott in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lott to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lott? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lott first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lott is Tuesday, March 16th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Lott born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lott was in 1921 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Lott: Your name in reverse order is Ttol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttlo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lott? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 26,174 people with the last name Lott.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lott? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Lott as their last name.

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