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What does Otho mean?

Otho Pronunciation of Otho [otho] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Otho is "wealth". Otho is an alternate form of Otto (Old German).

Associated with: wealth.


Otho has 1 variant: Otha.

8 more different relations via Otto: Odis, Odo, Ot, Ota, Othello, Ottis, Ottone and Otys.

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

(female) Otna, Otya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Otho Ash (O.A.), ..

How popular is Otho?

Otho is an uncommon given name for males. Otho is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Otho reached its top position of #380 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Otho name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Otho are Otto (#543 a year ago), Ottis, Otha and Odis. Usage of these relations of Otho was common in the 1880s (median #598) and is now significantly reduced (#1708, 90%), with forms such as Otto falling out of fashion.

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

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

Similar Names

Otho is pronounced similarly to Autha. Other suggested similar names are Ochs, Oro and Otis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Otho.

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