Otis

Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1061 in 2013 and #1008 in 2014.

Famous People

Otis Redding (Singer), Otis Williams (Singer), Otis Clay (Singer), Otis Thorpe (Basketball Player), Otis Spann (Singer), Otis Birdsong (Basketball Player), Otis Young (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Otis Adelbert Kline (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Origin: A patronymic surname derived from Middle English genitive case of the Germanic given name Ote, Ode, cognate to modern Otto.

Meaning(s):

-(chiefly US) ( male name -comes from the Germanic language-), transferred from the last name.

-(last name -comes from the language-), notably of the American revolutionary hero James Otis.

In Translingual

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Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Otididae)