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What does Ota mean?

Ota Pronunciation of Ota [ota] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Ota is "wealth". Ota is a variant form of Otto (Old German).

Associated with: wealth.


7 related forms via Otto: Odis, Odo, Ot, Otha, Otho, Ottis and Otys.

Creative forms:
(male) Odi, Otta, ..

(female) Odi, Osa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ota Westley (O.W.), ..

How popular is Ota?

Ota is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#13641 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Ota (unlisted) are Odis, Otha, Otho, Ottis and Otto (#543 last year). Usage of these relations of Ota was well-received among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.3%) and has become significantly diminished since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Odis, Otha, Otho, Ottis, Otto in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Otto outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ota is alike in pronunciation to Itai and Ittai. Another recommended name is Ola. Like Ota, these names are not commonly used.

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