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What does Lot mean?

Lot Pronunciation of Lot [lot] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Lot is "veil". Biblical: Lot was a nephew of the patriarch Abraham. He fled God's destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, but his wife disobeyed God's command, looked back upon the city, and was turned into a pillar of salt.

Associated with: biblical, patriarch (leader).


Creative forms:
(male) Lom, Lont, ..

(female) Lle, Lota, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lot Thomas (L.T.), ..

How popular is Lot?

Lot is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#100663 out of 150436, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lot entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1441 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lot name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lot outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Lon, Lou and Loy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lot.