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Multiple Origins for the Surname Otton


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The name of the Otton 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 Otton is a local surname derived from the settlement of Ott in Belgium.

Otton Early Origins



The surname Otton 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.

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Otton Spelling Variations


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Otton Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Oates, Oats, Otes, Otis, Oaten, Otten, Oadt, Otton, Oton and many more.

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Otton Early History


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Otton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Otton research. Another 129 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1649 and 1705 are included under the topic Early Otton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Otton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Otton Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Otton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Otton In Ireland


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Otton In Ireland



Some of the Otton 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Greg Oates who settled in Virginia in 1637; Mary Oates settled in Virginia in 1721; George Oates settled in Savannah in 1822; Michael Oat settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1733.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Otton (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Otton (post 1700)



  • Brad Otton (b. 1972), former American college football quarterback

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Otton Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Otton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Otton Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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