🔼The name Lotan: Summary
- A Covering, Covering Up
- From the verb לוט (lut), to wrap closely, to envelop.
🔼The name Lotan in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Lotan
The name Lotan comes from the verb לוט (lut), meaning to wrap or envelop:
The verb לוט (lut) means to wrap closely or to envelop. Noun לט (lat) or לאט (la't) means secrecy. Noun לוט (lot) means covering.
For a meaning of the name Lotan, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads A Covering, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Covering Up. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate our name but does list it under לוט (lut).