Meaning and Name Origin
Otha \o-tha\ as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Otha is "wealth". Otha is a variant of Otto (Old German): common in English-speaking countries until Otto von Bismarck's German armies became threateningly powerful in the early 20th century. Somewhat unique as a name for children.
Otha▼ has 1 variant: Otho▼.
Otha is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1061 out of 1220, Top 87%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Otha for boys. Otha reached its top rank of #520 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Otha and corresponding names. Prominent alternative forms of Otha ranked in the Top 1000 are Otto (#627 last year), Ottis, Otho and Odis. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during 1910-1919 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the forms Ottis, Odis, Otho, Otha and Otto falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)