Last name: OTTO

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OTTO : This last name is indexed 230,322 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

OTTO : German Danish Swedish and Dutch; Hungarian (Ottó): from the personal name Otto a short form of ancient Germanic compound names based on the element aud ōd ‘wealth prosperity’ (see also Ott). The name Otto was a hereditary name in the Saxon ruling house as well as being borne by Otto von Wittelsbach who founded the Bavarian ruling dynasty in the 11th century and the 12th-century Saint Otto of Bamberg apostle of Pomerania.

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