Dott Family History
Dott Name Meaning
Scottish: from Old Norse Dottr or Old English Dott bynames from Old Norse dottr ‘idle’ or Old English dott ‘head of a boil’ (later ‘small lump clot’). Scottish: nickname from Older Scots dot ‘short person’. South German: relationship name or nickname from a Franconian term meaning ‘godfather’. North German: from a short form of the personal name Dietrich . French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): of German origin from the ancient Germanic personal name Dotto a short form of compound names based on the element dod (see Dodier ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press