Name Otis - meaning, origin, popularity 

Otis name meaning

What does Otis mean?

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English, Germanic and Old English
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Son of Otto, Wealthy and Son of Ote
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Used dominantly in Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, English and Finnish durable and trendy, Otis is used as a gender-neutral name, Otis means "Son of Otto, Wealthy or Son of Ote" is rooted from Old English, Germanic and English.

Variants of Otis

Otess, Otto, Audr, Otte, Otfried, Ote

Names that rhyme with Otis

How popular is the name Otis?

Otis is a popular name in United States given to over 59098 babies in 216 years. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 1899, it ranked 94th when 1031 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names 3 times A common name in England and Wales with over 2203 new-borns have been given the name since 1996. When at the peak of its usage in 2018, 281 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 192nd position. Also, A common name in Netherlands with over 737 new-borns have been given the name since 2015. The name is current favorite of the parents, in 2019, it ranked 55th when 240 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Also, A common name in Belgium having over 657 recievers in 14 years of usage. Presently peaking at the charts, 108 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 105th position.

Otis is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 20 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 219 babies in France have been named Otis. The given name is a rare baby name in Ireland however it is still in use. But Otis is a popular baby name in Liberia where every 1 in 700 have the name. According to our estimate, at least 60000 people have been bestowed Otis around the globe.

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Otis in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Otis

People have a hard time figuring you out but once they do, they see you are kind-hearted and try to take advantage of your naivety. You are a great person with no need of self-doubt. You are a creative thinker who always comes with the best solutions. Sometimes, you should talk about your issues and let people in. You are a humanitarian with a higher purpose in life. And that is to help others. You can't stand people who accept less than what they deserve and live a ‘normal' life.

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Famous people named Otis

    Otis Kaye, American artist during the early 20th century
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  • Otis Norcross, served as the nineteenth Mayor of Boston
  • Actor Otis Bell, well-known for movie American Born
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  • Otis Walter Albert, from 2012 adventure and comedy movie Disappearing Bakersfield, who played the Singer.
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