What does Lotte mean?
Lotte /lot-te/ as a girls' name is of Old German, Hebrew and French origin, and the name Lotte means "free man; God is my oath; little and womanly". Lotte is an alternate form of Carol (Old German): originally a male name. Lotte is also a variant of Charlotte (Old German). Lotte is also used as a form of Elizabeth (Hebrew) and Lottie (French).
Lotte has 26 different relations via Carol, Charlotte, Elizabeth, Lottie: Bett, Betta, Bette▼, Betti, Bettie▼, Betty▼, Bettye▼, Liese, Lise, Lisette▼, Lizette▼, Lola▲, Loleta, Loletta, Lolita▼, Lolotte, Lotie, Lotta, Lottchen, Lottey, Lotti, Lotty, Lyse, Lyzette, Tetty and Tottie.Kreatif forms: Lotla, Lotle, Lottela. [more]
How popular is Lotte?
Lotte is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#147095 out of 150436, Top 98%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Lotte and associated names. Popular varying forms of Lotte (outside Top 1000) are Bette, Bettie, Betty, Bettye, Carol, Charlotte (#10 from current records), Elizabeth (#14), Lise, Lisette, Lizette, Lola (#236), Lolita, Lotta and Lottie. Other forms, like Lyzette, are uncommon. These forms of Lotte were favored during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.559%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.196%, ▼65%), with forms such as Carol, Lisette, Lizette, Lolita and Lottie becoming somewhat outmoded. Elizabeth has been the most well-known version, though Charlotte is now ranked higher. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Recommended similar baby names are Lata, Latia, Leeta, Leith, Leithe, Leota, Leta, Letha, Lethe, Letta, Lettee, Lettie, Letty, Lidie, Lita, Loida, Lottee, Loyda and Lydie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lotte.