Bott Family History
Bott Name Meaning
English: nickname from Old French bot ‘toad’ (compare Bottrell ). Alternatively from the Middle English personal name Botte (a survival of Old English Botta). Compare Botting . South German: occupational name for a messenger from Middle High German bote ‘messenger emissary’. Danish: presumably from Dutch bot both ‘flounder’ (the fish).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022