Othello

First Name
709
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. The hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who would not trust his wife
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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Othello

Othello Hunter is a basketball player for the Olympiacos Piraeus, → Anaheim Arsenal, Atlanta Hawks, Ilysiakos B.C., Dinamo Basket Sassari, Shandong Golden Stars, BC Azovmash, CB Valladolid, Jiangsu Dragons, Mens Sana 1871 Basket, and Olympiacos B.C. in the Greek Basket League and Euroleague. He was most prominent from 2008 to present. Othello was born on May 28th, 1986 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Othello Molineaux is a jazz musician. He plays Steelpan.

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Othello was born on October 22nd, 1964 in France.

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Othello was born in 1910 in Monte Carlo. He died in 2006.

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Othello was born in 1885. He passed away in 1971.

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Othello Henderson is an athlete. His career lasted from 1993 to 1994. Othello was born on August 23rd, 1972 in Killeen, Texas.

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How popular is the baby name Othello in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 5 0
1908 6 6 0
1910 6 6 0
1913 5 0 5
1914 19 6 13
1915 14 6 8
1916 20 9 11
1917 15 7 8
1918 16 6 10
1919 24 10 14
1920 16 8 8
1921 5 0 5
1922 14 5 9
1923 24 8 16
1924 16 5 11
1925 18 6 12
1926 14 8 6
1927 14 7 7
1928 9 0 9
1929 8 0 8
1930 16 8 8
1931 7 0 7
1932 6 0 6
1934 5 0 5
1938 9 0 9
1939 6 0 6
1940 5 0 5
1941 6 0 6
1942 7 0 7
1943 9 0 9
1944 6 0 6
1945 6 0 6
1946 12 0 12
1947 7 0 7
1949 7 0 7
1951 8 0 8
1952 7 0 7
1953 6 0 6
1954 6 0 6
1955 7 0 7
1956 6 0 6
1958 9 0 9
1959 5 0 5
1961 9 0 9
1962 7 0 7
1963 7 0 7
1966 10 0 10
1968 7 0 7
1971 7 0 7
1972 8 0 8
1973 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 9 0 9
1978 7 0 7
1979 6 0 6
1980 9 0 9
1982 7 0 7
1983 7 0 7
1985 6 0 6
1990 5 0 5
1991 7 0 7
1995 5 0 5
1996 9 0 9
1997 10 0 10
1999 5 0 5
2000 8 0 8
2001 7 0 7
2002 10 0 10
2004 10 0 10
2005 9 0 9
2006 8 0 8
2007 6 0 6
2009 6 0 6
2011 11 0 11
2012 6 0 6
2013 8 0 8
2015 6 0 6
2016 10 0 10
2017 11 0 11

Common last names for Othello

  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Johnson

Fun Facts about the name Othello

  • How Popular is the name Othello? Othello is the 13,136th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Othello have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 709 babies born with the first name Othello in the United States. That's more than enough people named Othello to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Othello? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Othello first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Othello is Monday, April 1st, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Othello born? The highest recorded use of the first name Othello was in 1923 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Othello Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Othello is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Othello: Your name in reverse order is Ollehto. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Toelhlo. 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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