What does Otis mean?
Otis [otis] as a boys' name is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Otis is "wealth; son of Otto". Mostly American use, probably due to composer Otis Redding. Actor Otis Skinner.
(male) Odois, Osis, ..
(female) Otisda, Otissia, .. Middle name pairings:
Otis Avian (O.A.), ..
How popular is Otis?
Otis is a very popular first name for males (#316 out of 1220, Top 26%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#4338 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Otis reached its peak position of #113 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is presently at #848. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Ottis is the only other popular varying form of Otis (#848 in 2015). These forms of Otis reached the height of their popularity in the 1900s (median #361) and have become significantly less popular since, with forms like Otis becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aris, Cris, Elis, Enis, Kris▼, Luis, Oaks, Obi, Obie▼, Ochs, Odie▼, Odin▲, Odis▼, Ofir, Olin▼, Orin, Orsis, Osip, Ostin, Ot, Ota, Otha▼, Otho▼, Otto▼, Ovid, Owin, Reis and Tris. These names tend to be less frequently used than Otis.See names in meaning and etymology.