Tot

August 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Shortened version of “Tottie” or “Totty”, which is, like “Lottie” / “Lotty“, a diminutive of “Charlotte“, “Liselotte”, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Let, Lette, Lettie, Letty, Lotta, Lotte, Lottie, Tot, Tottie, Totty, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Tot Kennedy, a poverty-stricken little girl Ida Standish befriends in “May Flowers”, from A Garland for Girls, by Louisa May Alcott, 1887.

 

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