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Otha

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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Otha

"Otha" is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin, and it means "Little wealthy one". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Otha

Leon Haywood is a soul music, rhythm, blues, and funk singing, songwriter, arrangement, and record producer. He plays Keyboard instrument. He was most prominent from 1963 to 1963. Leon was given the name Otha Leon Haywood on February 11th, 1942 in Houston.

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Otha Foster is an athlete for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Otha was born on September 2nd, 1988 in Angie, Louisiana.

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Otha was born in 1940. He left this life in 2009.

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Otha was born on June 30th, 1931. He passed away on September 17th, 2013.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1881 6 0 6
1882 10 0 10
1883 13 0 13
1884 7 0 7
1886 10 0 10
1887 14 6 8
1888 5 5 0
1889 11 0 11
1890 22 8 14
1891 13 0 13
1892 13 0 13
1893 18 9 9
1894 26 7 19
1895 22 8 14
1896 31 10 21
1897 12 0 12
1898 21 7 14
1899 27 10 17
1900 33 12 21
1901 22 7 15
1902 30 11 19
1903 26 10 16
1904 26 7 19
1905 36 14 22
1906 33 11 22
1907 43 16 27
1908 40 11 29
1909 41 9 32
1910 39 11 28
1911 46 15 31
1912 82 23 59
1913 99 21 78
1914 101 21 80
1915 142 34 108
1916 126 35 91
1917 171 40 131
1918 157 38 119
1919 136 22 114
1920 174 34 140
1921 180 44 136
1922 163 45 118
1923 144 40 104
1924 137 35 102
1925 160 40 120
1926 152 28 124
1927 156 42 114
1928 143 44 99
1929 144 29 115
1930 121 31 90
1931 122 14 108
1932 124 22 102
1933 114 24 90
1934 136 23 113
1935 111 22 89
1936 104 25 79
1937 110 23 87
1938 111 18 93
1939 115 20 95
1940 106 26 80
1941 115 27 88
1942 114 28 86
1943 113 12 101
1944 111 18 93
1945 118 14 104
1946 99 19 80
1947 139 24 115
1948 123 20 103
1949 128 17 111
1950 120 13 107
1951 109 12 97
1952 110 13 97
1953 110 15 95
1954 104 13 91
1955 96 13 83
1956 100 5 95
1957 84 10 74
1958 78 10 68
1959 52 7 45
1960 63 10 53
1961 62 0 62
1962 71 5 66
1963 55 7 48
1964 47 0 47
1965 53 5 48
1966 50 5 45
1967 33 0 33
1968 35 0 35
1969 61 5 56
1970 32 0 32
1971 47 9 38
1972 36 0 36
1973 24 0 24
1974 29 0 29
1975 27 0 27
1976 32 0 32
1977 27 0 27
1978 29 0 29
1979 24 0 24
1980 25 0 25
1981 25 0 25
1982 23 0 23
1983 22 0 22
1984 15 0 15
1985 15 0 15
1986 14 0 14
1987 19 0 19
1988 17 0 17
1989 17 0 17
1990 18 0 18
1991 11 0 11
1992 11 0 11
1993 12 0 12
1994 12 0 12
1995 15 0 15
1996 13 0 13
1997 12 0 12
1998 7 0 7
1999 5 0 5
2000 7 0 7
2001 10 0 10
2002 8 0 8
2003 9 0 9
2004 8 0 8
2005 6 0 6
2006 5 0 5
2008 6 0 6
2012 5 0 5
2014 5 0 5

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Popularity of Otha as a first name

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Common last names for Otha

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Taylor
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Allen
  • Green
  • Miller
  • Martin
  • Lewis

Fun Facts about the name Otha

  • How Popular is the name Otha? Otha is the 2,853rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Otha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,782 babies born with the first name Otha in the United States. That's more than enough people named Otha to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Otha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Otha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Otha is Wednesday, January 3rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Otha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Otha was in 1920 with a total of 140 babies.
  • Random Otha Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Otha is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Otha: Your name in reverse order is Ahto. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahto. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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