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What does Lotario mean?

Lotario Pronunciation of Lotario [lotario] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Lotario means "soldier of the people". Lotario is an alternate spelling of Luther (Old German).

Associated with: soldier (warrior).


Lotario has 1 variant: Lutero.

3 more different relations via Luther: Lothair, Lothar and Lothario.

Creative forms:
(male) Loder, Lotaer, ..

(female) Lodra, Lotare, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lotario Geoffrey (L.G.), ..

How popular is Lotario?

Lotario is a rare given name for males. Lotario is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Luther (#1612 in 2015) is the only prominent variation form of Lotario (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Lothair, are uncommon. This form of Lotario reached the peak of its popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 0.24%) and has become significantly less conventional since (adoption 0.01%, 98% less), with Luther becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luther in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lotario and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cesario, Damario, Dario, Demario, Helario, Hilario, Horacio, Horatio, Ilario, Illario, Jemario, Lamario, Largo, Larie, Larin, Lazaro, Leomaris, Leonardo, Liberio, Lombardo, Lorin, Lorrin, Macario, Makario, Mario, Morio, Natalio, Nazario, Nektario, Octavio, Ottavio, Rogerio, Rosario, Stasio, Torio, Torrio (see Torio) and Vitorio. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lotario.

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