Chlothar

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Chlothar
GenderMasculine
Origin
Word/nameGermanic
Meaning"Famous warrior"
Region of originEurope
Other names
Related namesLothar

Chlothar (Latin Chlotharius; French Clotaire) is a Germanic given name, which evolved into the later form Lothair (Lotharius). It means "famous warrior", as a combination of the words hlut (loud, i.e. lauded, famous) and heri (army, warrior).

It can refer to the following kings of the Franks: