Ottosen History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Ottosen family
The surname Ottosen was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Liege, a province in Belgium, center of Walloon country. Within this province the notable towns are Liege, the capital city, seat of the great cathedral of St.Lambert destroyed in 1794. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Early History of the Ottosen family
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Ottosen Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ottesen, Ottsen, Ottesen, Ottosen, Otzen, Ottsen, Outzen, Otten, Ottens, Oden, Odens, Ottersen and many more.
Early Notables of the Ottosen family
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Migration of the Ottosen family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Ottesen, who settled in Baltimore in 1805; Bermud Otten, who settled in New York, NY in 1827; Asmus Outzen, who settled in Arkansas in 1841; Alexander Outzen, who settled in Baltimore in 1849.