What does Ota mean?
Ota is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#19018 out of 88799, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Ota and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Ota (#unlisted) are Odis, Otha, Otho, Ottis and Otto (#627 last year). Usage of this boy name reached its peak during the years 1910-1919 and has become significantly less since, with the versions Odis, Otha, Otho, Ottis and Otto becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)