Otto Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Hungarian (Ottó), Danish, and Swedish: from the personal name Otto (see Ott).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Otte, Otts, Ott, Otten, Lotto, Notte, Motto, Gotto, Botto, Oltz

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Otto Family Origin

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Otto Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    9%
  • Boarding House Keeper

    3%
  • Civil Engineer And Patenter

    3%
  • Coachman (Domestic Serv)

    3%

In 1881, Tailor, Boarding House Keeper and Civil Engineer And Patenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Otto. The most common Otto occupation in the UK was Tailor. 9% of Otto's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Otto family was Coachman (Domestic Serv).

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Otto Historical Records

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Otto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Otto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Otto in 1944 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Otto

Famous Otto Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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