Meaning and Origin of: Otto
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First name origins & meanings:
- German : Wealthy
Last name origin & meaning:
- German, Dutch, Hungarian (Ottó), Danish, and Swedish : from the personal name Otto (see Ott).
- This name was introduced to America by Bodo Otto, a senior surgeon of the Continental Army, who was born in Hannover, Germany, in 1711, came to America in 1755, and practiced in NJ and PA. He died in Reading, PA, in 1787.