Origins Available: English-Alt
The name of the Oton 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 Oton is a local
surname derived from the settlement of Ott in Belgium.
Early Origins of the Oton family
The surname Oton 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 Oton family
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Oton Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Oates, Oats, Otes, Otis, Oaten, Otten, Oadt, Otton, Oton and many more.
Early Notables of the Oton family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Oton family to Ireland
Some of the Oton family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 196 words (14 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Oton family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Oton Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Dorothy Oton, who landed in Maryland in 1659 CITATION[CLOSE]
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)