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pinWhat does Lothar mean?

Lothar /lo-thar/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Lothar is "famous warrior". The character Lothario in an early 18th-century English play gave this name connotations for awhile of a libertine or a careless seducer of women.


Lothar has 4 variants: Lothair, Lothario, Lother and Lothur.

Related boy name: Luther.

Kreatif forms: Lathar, Lethar, Leythar. [more]

pinHow popular is Lothar?

Lothar is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Lothar is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

The only prominent alternative form of Lothar (outside Top 1000) is Luther. Adoption of this boy name was at its apex during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.932%) and is now significantly lower, with Luther becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Lothar and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Luther in U.S.

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

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Lothar is pronounced similarly to Louther. Like Lothar, this name is not frequently used.