What does Lotte mean?
Lotte [lotte] 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).
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.Creative forms:
(female) Late, Lite, ..
(male) Loter, Lotle, .. Middle name pairings:
Lotte Litzy (L.L.), ..
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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Lotte (outside Top 2000) are Bette, Betti, Bettie, Betty (#1287 from current records), Bettye, Carol (#1768), Charlotte (#9), Elizabeth (#13), Lise, Lisette, Lizette, Lola (#224), Loleta, Lolita, Lotta and Lottie. Other forms, like Lotie, are uncommon. These forms of Lotte were favored during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 8.19%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 1.56%, ▼81%), with forms such as Lisette becoming less stylish. Elizabeth has been the most well-known version, though Charlotte is now ranked higher. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Gitte, Hette, Isotte (see Isolde), Jette, Joette, Lethe, Letta, Lettee, Lettie▼, Letty, Loire, Loise, Lonee, Lonette, Lonie▼, Loree, Lorette, Lorie▼, Lorne, Lottee, Lotus, Love, Loyce, Mette, Patte, Utte, Yette and Ysotte. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lotte.See names in meaning and etymology.