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Where did the English Lot family come from? What is the English Lot family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lot family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lot family history?

The Lot surname is derived from a medieval given name of uncertain origins.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lot, Lott, Loth, Lots and others.

First found in Kent where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1162 when Alwin Loth held estates in that shire. In 1275 William Lot held in Suffolk.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lot research. Another 284 words(20 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Lot History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Lot Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lot Settlers in United States in the 17th Century


  • Peter Lot, who came to New York, NY in 1652
  • Bartel Lot, who arrived in New Jersey in 1665

Lot Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Johan Conrath Lot, who came to Pennsylvania in 1754
  • Johan Conrath Lot, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

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  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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The Lot Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lot Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 16 March 2010 at 07:40.

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