Ottis

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
250
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ottis

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  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Ottis

Ottis Toole is a criminal.

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Slim Whitman was a country music, folk music, and contemporary christian music musician. He was most active from 1948 to 2010. Slim was given the name Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr. on January 20th, 1923 in Tampa, Florida, US. Slim is also known as O. D. Whitman, Slim Whitman, and The smiling starduster. He died on June 19th, 2013.

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Ottis Anderson is a football player for the History of the St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) and New York Giants. His most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1992. Ottis was born on January 19th, 1957 in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Ottis Gibson is a cricketer. Ottis was born on March 16th, 1969 in Saint Peter, Barbados.

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Ottis Steede is a soccer player for the Dandy Town Hornets F.C., PHC Zebras, Southampton Rangers, and Bermuda national football team. Ottis was born on September 6th, 1974 in Bermuda.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ottis

Brad Ottis is a football player for the History of the St. Louis Rams, Arizona Cardinals, and Sioux City Bandits. Brad was born on August 2nd, 1972 in Wahoo, Nebraska.

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Ott Ottis is an athlete for the Viimsi JK.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1881 9 0 9
1883 7 0 7
1884 9 0 9
1885 6 0 6
1887 11 0 11
1888 7 0 7
1890 10 0 10
1892 10 0 10
1893 14 0 14
1894 11 0 11
1895 11 0 11
1896 12 0 12
1897 9 0 9
1898 13 5 8
1899 23 6 17
1900 13 5 8
1901 5 0 5
1902 16 0 16
1903 21 0 21
1904 17 0 17
1905 22 5 17
1906 12 0 12
1907 21 7 14
1908 20 0 20
1909 21 0 21
1910 25 5 20
1911 24 6 18
1912 51 5 46
1913 64 11 53
1914 68 6 62
1915 106 10 96
1916 112 10 102
1917 117 11 106
1918 115 10 105
1919 119 8 111
1920 130 0 130
1921 125 10 115
1922 132 8 124
1923 107 0 107
1924 104 10 94
1925 109 0 109
1926 98 5 93
1927 111 7 104
1928 99 0 99
1929 117 12 105
1930 80 0 80
1931 99 6 93
1932 80 0 80
1933 70 0 70
1934 65 0 65
1935 86 0 86
1936 78 6 72
1937 68 0 68
1938 79 0 79
1939 46 0 46
1940 57 0 57
1941 65 0 65
1942 65 0 65
1943 69 0 69
1944 58 0 58
1945 55 0 55
1946 49 0 49
1947 42 0 42
1948 47 0 47
1949 53 0 53
1950 38 0 38
1951 51 0 51
1952 27 0 27
1953 33 0 33
1954 41 0 41
1955 33 0 33
1956 34 0 34
1957 33 0 33
1958 35 0 35
1959 42 0 42
1960 16 0 16
1961 29 0 29
1962 24 0 24
1963 23 0 23
1964 16 0 16
1965 27 0 27
1966 25 0 25
1967 21 0 21
1968 19 0 19
1969 21 0 21
1970 15 0 15
1971 32 0 32
1972 17 0 17
1973 17 0 17
1974 11 0 11
1975 16 0 16
1976 18 0 18
1977 18 0 18
1978 15 0 15
1979 9 0 9
1980 14 0 14
1981 13 0 13
1982 14 0 14
1983 8 0 8
1984 12 0 12
1985 5 0 5
1986 7 0 7
1987 13 0 13
1988 9 0 9
1990 6 0 6
1991 15 0 15
1992 9 0 9
1994 5 0 5
1995 6 0 6
1997 5 0 5
1998 7 0 7
1999 5 0 5
2002 7 0 7
2003 5 0 5
2004 8 0 8
2005 6 0 6
2008 5 0 5
2010 6 0 6
2013 8 0 8
2014 5 0 5
2016 10 0 10
2017 7 0 7
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Ottis

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ottis as a first name

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Popularity of Ottis as a last name

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Common last names for Ottis

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • King
  • Green
  • Hill
  • Phillips
  • Martin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ottis U.S.
  White 80.00% 64.26%
  African American 11.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ottis

People with the last name Ottis are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ottis

  • How Popular is the name Ottis? Ottis is the 4,004th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ottis was the 76,768th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ottis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,556 babies born with the first name Ottis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ottis to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ottis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ottis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ottis is Friday, February 25th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Ottis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ottis was in 1920 with a total of 130 babies.
  • Random Ottis Factoid: According to the 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ottis is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1950.
  • Weird things about the name Ottis: Your name in reverse order is Sitto. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tisto. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ottis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 250 people with the last name Ottis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ottis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ottis as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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