Otes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name of the Otes family is derived from the Old French personal names Odes, Otes, Odon, and Otton. These are all derived from the Old German names "Odo" and "Otto," which literally mean "riches." Occasionally, the name Otes is a local surname derived from the settlement of Ott in Belgium.
Early Origins of the Otes family
The surname Otes was first found in Cornwall where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the census rolls taken by the ancient Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Otes family
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Otes Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Oates, Oats, Otes, Otis, Oaten, Otten, Oadt, Otton, Oton and many more.
Early Notables of the Otes family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Otes family to Ireland
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Otes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Anna Louisa Otes, who landed in Virginia in 1732 
- Ferdinandus Sylvina Otes, who arrived in Virginia in 1732 
- Hans Jerich Otes, who landed in Virginia in 1732 
- Parvera Otes, who landed in Virginia in 1732 
Otes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- John Otes, aged 47, who arrived in South Carolina in 1812 
- Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)