Given Name LOT (2)

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

From the name of the region of Lothian in southern Scotland, of unknown meaning. A king of Lothian by this name appears in early Latin and Welsh texts (as Leudonus and Lewdwn respectively). He was inserted into Arthurian legend by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, who makes him the father of Gawain.

Categories

Arthurian legend, kings, literature, uncertain etymology

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