See also: otto, òtto, Ottó, and -otto

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From German Otto, short form of compound names beginning with Proto-Germanic *audaz (wealth, riches) (cognate of English Ed- in Edgar, Edmund, Edward, etc.).

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Otto

  1. A male given name from the Germanic languages.
  2. Places in the United States of America:
    1. An unincorporated community in Clark County, Indiana.
    2. A town in Cattaraugus County, New York.
    3. An unincorporated community in Macon County, North Carolina.
    4. An unincorporated community in Roane County, West Virginia.
    5. An unincorporated community in Big Horn County, Wyoming.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Otto.

Proper nounEdit

Otto

  1. A male given name.

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ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 23 647 males with the given name Otto have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Otto.

Proper nounEdit

Otto

  1. A male given name from German, equivalent to English Otto.

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately, from German Otto.

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Proper nounEdit

Otto m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Otto: Ottosson
  • daughter of Otto: Ottosdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Otto
Accusative Otto
Dative Otto
Genitive Ottos

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Otto.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈotːo/, [ˈo̞t̪ːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -otːo
  • Syllabification: Ot‧to

Proper nounEdit

Otto

  1. A male given name.
    • 1958 Paavo Rintala, Pojat, Otava (2000), →ISBN, page 185:
      —Minun nimi Otto.
      Otto on suomalainenkin nimi.
      —Jaa minä tiedä, kansainvälinen, überall Otto-nimi...
    • 2014 Tanja Pohjola, Lintu pieni, Atena, →ISBN, page 13:
      Dorotean huulet liikkuivat, kun hän toisti aviomiehensä nimen, mutta se ei saanut häntä tuntemeen mitään. Nimi niin kuin mikä tahansa. Eikö sen olisi pitänyt läikyttää häntä, saada vedet valumaan yli? Mutta Otto, miten yksinkertainen nimi. Ei tietoakaan siitä, miten paljon enemmän elämä voi olla kuin kaksi konsonanttia ja kaksi vokaalia.
    • 2014 Heikki Turunen, Karjalan kuningas, WSOY, →ISBN, page 12:
      Toisen kerran äiti epäili päähänpinttymän syyksi Onnelan Viijaa, kuvanveistäjää, joka oli Impan rotinoilla nauranut ja sanonut minua, nimen kuultuaan, kuningas Otoksi, Saksaa joskus todella hallinneen sennimisen kuninkaan mukaan.
  2. The letter "O" in the Finnish tavausaakkoset, a spelling system similar to ICAO spelling alphabet.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Otto (Kotus type 1/valo, tt-t gradation)
nominative Otto Otot
genitive Oton Ottojen
partitive Ottoa Ottoja
illative Ottoon Ottoihin
singular plural
nominative Otto Otot
accusative nom. Otto Otot
gen. Oton
genitive Oton Ottojen
partitive Ottoa Ottoja
inessive Otossa Otoissa
elative Otosta Otoista
illative Ottoon Ottoihin
adessive Otolla Otoilla
ablative Otolta Otoilta
allative Otolle Otoille
essive Ottona Ottoina
translative Otoksi Otoiksi
instructive Otoin
abessive Ototta Otoitta
comitative Ottoineen
Possessive forms of Otto (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person Ottoni Ottomme
2nd person Ottosi Ottonne
3rd person Ottonsa

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of Old High German compound names beginning with the element ōt (riches), such as Ottokar and Otmar, from Proto-Germanic *audaz (treasure). Name of a 10th century German emperor.

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Otto

  1. A male given name, feminine equivalent Oda, Odilia, Ottilie, Uta, or Ute; variant form Udo
  2. A patronymic surname, from given names​.

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Otto.

Proper nounEdit

Otto

  1. A male given name.

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Otto m

  1. A male given name, variant of Oto, equivalent to English Otto

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Otto.

Proper nounEdit

Otto c (genitive Ottos)

  1. A male given name.