Otto

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Old Danish Old Danish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese
Sami Sami
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic

Origin and Meaning

1) German pet form of names beginning with Ot-/Od- (see AUD) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

2) Sometimes associated with Swedish åtta = 'eight' (= 'eighth child' or 'born in August') [3]

3) Pet form of names containing the name element OTT [6]

Related Names

Oti
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Oto
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Otsa
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Otti
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Icelandic
Otto
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Old Norse Old Swedish Sami Swedish
Ottó
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Icelandic
Otu
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Otukka
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Ûte
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Greenlandic
Uuti
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Greenlandic

See also
Variant forms: Orto, Ote, Otte
Female forms: Otta, Ottine, Ottoine, Ottoline, Ottomine, Ottonia

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Otonpoika Finland
Ottosen Denmark Norway
Ottoson Norway Sweden
Ottossen Denmark Norway
Ottosson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Ottossøn Norway
Ottosøn Norway

Female

Otontytär Finland
Ottodatter Norway
Ottosdatter Denmark Norway
Ottosdotter Norway Sweden
Ottosdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Cognates

Combinations

For combinations see AUD (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Otto
Genitive: Ottos
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Otto
Accusative: Otto
Dative: Otto
Genitive: Ottos
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Otto
Genitive: Oton
Partitive: Ottoa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Otto
Accusative: Otto
Dative: Otto
Genitive: Ottos
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Otto
Genitive: Ottos
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Otto
Genitive: Ottos

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

9 April

Denmark Denmark

4 November

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

4 November

Finland Finland

17 April

Norway Norway

4 November

Sami Sami

17 April

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

17 April

Sweden Sweden

9 April

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Gnbox image.png The German pronunciation of Otto can be found on our sister site www.germannames.de.

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
0 3 3628 11788
Denmark Denmark[10]
0 n.a. 3227 n.a.
Norway Norway[11]
0 n.a. 1791 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
0 0 4 7
Finland Finland[13]
0 0 n.a. 28585
  #: 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.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Otto(m) Sources: [9][10][11][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Otto(m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Otto(m)

Sources: [9] [10] [11] [13]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. details see Name Statistic tables