Otta f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Otta m for the male version.

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Ottilia [1]

2) Female form of Otto [1] [2] [3]

3) Short form of Lotta (see Lotte) [2]

4) Variant form of Ótta [4]

5) Female form of Ottar (see Óttarr) [2] [3]

5) In Sweden, Otta has also been associated with the vocabulary word åtta = 'eight' and been given to the eighth child of the family [1]

Related Names

Otta
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Åtta Swedish

See also Otti

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Ottuson Iceland

Female

Ottudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Otta
Genitive: Ottas
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Otta
Accusative: Ottu
Dative: Ottu
Genitive: Ottu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Otta
Genitive: Ottas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Otta
Genitive: Ottas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[6]
4
n.a.
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 8
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[8]
0 4 0 4 0 0
Iceland Iceland[9]
1 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Otta.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Judith Ahrholdt: Nordic Names - www.nordicnames.de (2004-2022).
  5. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  10. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi