Lott Name Meaning

English: from a medieval personal name brought to England by the Normans, of uncertain origin. It may be the Hebrew personal name Lot ‘covering’, which was relatively popular in northern France, or a reduced form of various names formed with the diminutive suffix -lot (originally a combination of -el + -ot), commonly used with women’s names. English: from Middle English lot(t)e ‘lot’, ‘portion’ (Old English hlot), in the sense of an allotted share of land, hence a status name for someone who held such a plot. Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a plumber or lead roofer, from lood ‘lead’. German: from a pet form of Ludwig. German: topographic name from the dialect word lott ‘mud’, ‘dirt’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pott, Ott, Cott, Mott, Bott, Slott, Loth, Lett, Gott, Dott

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Lott Family Origin

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Lott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Scholar

    8%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lott family was Scholar. The most common Lott occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Lott's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lott.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Lott life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lott in 1943 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lott

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