Bavaria, Germany is the ancestral home of the Ottenger family. The name Ottenger evolved as patronymic from the Germanic personal name Odo, or Ott. In some instances, it was also a local name, derived from a place name.
Early Origins of the Ottenger family
Bavaria, where the name Ottenger 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 Ottenger family
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Ottenger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Otting, Ottingg, Oting, Ottinger, Otingg, Ottyng, Otyng, Ottinng, Otinng, Ottinge, Ottin, Otten, Otin and many more.
Early Notables of the Ottenger family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ottenger family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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.
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