OTT

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Ancient Germanic

*ōhtan- = 'terror', 'fear', 'dread' [1]

Proto-Norse

*ōhta = 'terror', 'fear', 'dread', 'danger' [2]

Old Norse

ótti = 'terror', 'fear', 'dread' [1] [3]
ōtti = 'terror', 'fear', 'dread', 'danger' [2] [4]

Related Names

See Ótta, Otte, Otto

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BORG see Otteberg
HALL see Hallótta
HER see *Ohtherr
RIK see Ottrekr

First Element Forms

*Oht- Ot- Oth- Ott- Ótt- Otte-

Last Element Forms

-ótta

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  3. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)