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Otto Meaning


What does Otto mean?

The name Otto is of German and Hungarian origin.

The meaning of Otto is "wealthy".

Otto is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced O-tto.

The Given Name Otto

Mesmerizing and sweet, it is a name considered by many parents.

This great little boy name has a natural adventure.

Otto is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Otto Diels, and Otto Friedrich Müller.

Otto Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 430 in baby name popularity for boys with 702 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 478 in baby name popularity for boys with 615 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Otto Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Otto has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Otto to other names.

Otto Related Names

The names Otha, Othello, Otho, Ottilia are all forms of Otto.

Famous Ottos

  • Otto ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm
  • Otto Diels ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1950
  • Otto Friedrich Müller ~ Scientist
  • Otto Fritz Meyerhof ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1922
  • Otto Graham ~ Football Player
  • Otto Hahn ~ Scientist, Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1944
  • Otto Heinrich Warburg ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1931
  • Otto I the Great ~ German King (936-973)
  • Otto II the Red ~ German King (973-983)
  • Otto III ~ German King (983-1002)
  • Otto III of Bavaria ~ Hungarian King (1305-1308)
  • Otto IV ~ German King (1208-1215)
  • Otto Loewi ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1936
  • Otto Neururer ~ Saint
  • Otto of Bamberg ~ Saint
  • Otto Rehhagel ~ Soccer Player
  • Otto Stern ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1943
  • Otto the Merry ~ Austrian Ruler (1330-1339)
  • Otto von Bismarck ~ German Chancellor (1871-1890)
  • Otto Wallach ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1910

Otto Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Otto.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Otto are often frilly and confused but most of all they are read more >>

Otto Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Otto in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Otto.

Just for fun, see the name Otto in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Otto in Nautical Flags page.