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What does Lothar mean?

Lothar Pronunciation of Lothar 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. Also form of Luther.


ASSOCIATED WITH famous, warrior, 18th century, play (literary)


VARIANTS Lother, Lothair, Lothario, Lothur



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How 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)

Which version is better?

The only prominent alternative form of Lothar (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) is Luther (#1504 THE PREVIOUS YEAR). Adoption of this form of Lothar was at its apex in the 1880s (#68) and is now significantly lower. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Lothar is pronounced similarly to Louther. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Bonar, Bonnar, Gothart, Gunthar, Homar, Iomhar, Joemar, Johar, Jomar, Jotham, Lamar, Latham, Lathan, Lathen, Lathom, Lavar, Lazar, Lazear, Lemar, Leonhard, Lisha, Lockhart, Lodur, Loeber, Logan, Lollar, Loller, Loman, Lombard, Lonnard, Lonza, Loran, Lorcan, Lot, Lotario, Loucan, Loucas, Loukas, Lowman, Loyal, Petar, Sachar and Zaphar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lothar.

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