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What does Ottis mean?

Ottis Pronunciation of Ottis [ot-tis] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the name Ottis means "wealth; son of Otto". Ottis is a version of Otis (Old German, Old English): mostly American use. Ottis is also a variant of Otto (Old German).

Associated with: wealth.


Ottis has 2 variants: Otess and Otys.

7 more alternative forms via Otis, Otto: Oates, Odis, Ot, Ota, Otha, Otho and Ottone.

Creative forms:
(male) Ortis, Ostis, ..

(female) Otten, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ottis Braden (O.B.), ..

How popular is Ottis?

Ottis is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#75695 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ottis reached its top rank of #597 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Ottis listed in the Top 2000 are Otto (#543 last year), Otis (#848), Otho, Otha and Odis. Usage of these relations of Ottis was widespread 125 years ago (average #430) and has become much less since (#1565, 89.3%), with forms like Otis going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Orsis, Ostin and Ottild (see Odilo). Like Ottis, these names are not commonly used.

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