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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lotta

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lotta was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Italian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Lotta

Lotta Schelin is a soccer player for the Olympique Lyonnais (Ladies), Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC, and Sweden women's national football team. Lotta was born on February 27th, 1984 in Trångsund.


Lotta Crabtree was an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1863 to 1889. Lotta was given the name Charlotte Mignon Crabtree on November 7th, 1847 in New York City. She left this life on September 25th, 1924.


Lotta Plump is a comics character.


She holds the title Miss Suomi 2013 and Miss Finland. Lotta was born Lotta Hintsa in 1988 in Nurmo.


Lotta Engberg is a dansband, musical theatre, pop music, and schlager music musician. She was most prominent from 1980 to 1980. Lotta was given the name Anna Charlotte Pedersen on March 5th, 1963 in Överkalix. Lotta is also known as Lotta Engbergs orkester.


Lotta was given the name Lotte Hitschmann on November 28th, 1909 in Prague. She died on August 1st, 1990.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Lotta

Alessandro was born on March 26th, 1975.


Tomi Lotta is a strongman (strength athlete) and strongman. Tomi was born on January 1st, 1976 in Finland.


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Popularity of Lotta as a last name

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Common last names for Lotta

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  • Miller
  • Martin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lotta U.S.
  White 88.48% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lotta

People with the last name Lotta are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lotta

  • How Popular is the name Lotta? Lotta is the 16,331st most popular name of all time. As a last name Lotta was the 107,669th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lotta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 499 babies born with the first name Lotta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lotta 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 Lotta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Lotta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lotta is Thursday, June 9th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Lotta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lotta was in 1883 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Lotta Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lotta is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Lotta: Your name in reverse order is Attol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Otatl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lotta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 165 people with the last name Lotta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lotta? Lotta is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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