Last name: POTT

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POTT : This last name is indexed 66,506 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

POTT : 1: English: from the personal name Pot an Old French pet form of Philipot (see Philpott) itself a pet form of Philip.2: English: topographic name for someone who lived by a depression in the ground from Middle English pot potte ‘pot’ used in this transferred sense or a habitational name from one of the minor places deriving their name from this word in the sense ‘pit hole’.3: English North German (North Rhine-Westphalia) and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a potter from Middle English Middle Low German pot ‘pot’. See also Potter.4: English: occasionally a nickname from Middle English pot potte (Old English pot) ‘pot container’ possibly for someone who was pot-bellied.5: North German: topographic name for someone living on a low-lying plot from Low German dialect pōt ‘puddle’.

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