Name: Lot

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lot

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    Envelope; protect
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    English, Hebrew and Welsh speaking countries
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    In the Old Testament, Lot was the nephew of the patriarch, Abraham or Abram. He was the son of Abraham's brother Haran. His wife was turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back as they fled Sodom.
    In Arthurian Legend, Lot (or Loth) is king of Lothian, Orkney, and sometimes Norway. He is King Arthur's brother-in-law and early enemy. The character is possibly derived from a historical personage. The name Lot is a Northern British equivalent of modern Lloyd - from the Welsh meaning "grey".

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