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
The surname Ottenger was first found in 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
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ottenger research.Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1813 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Ottenger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Ottenger 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.