Origins Available: German
The ancient roots of the Oting family are found in the German state of Bavaria
. The Oting surname, was a local
name, for someone who lived in Bavaria
, where the name Otting contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation, and later played a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area.
Early Origins of the Oting family
The surname Oting was first found in Bavaria
, where the name Oting contributed greatly to the development of an emerging nation and later played a large role in the tribal and national conflicts of the area. In later years the name branched into many houses, each playing a significant role in local
social and political affairs.
Early History of the Oting family
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Oting Spelling Variations
One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Oting include Otting, Ottingg, Oting, Ottinger, Otingg, Ottyng, Otyng, Ottinng, Otinng, Ottinge, Ottin, Otten, Otin and many more.
Early Notables of the Oting family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Oting family to the New World and Oceana
German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant
farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Oting surname or a spelling variation of the name include: Helmerich Otten, who arrived in New York in 1663; Barbara Otting, age 13, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1738; John Jacob Ottinger, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1761.