Otis

Otis - A very unique male name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Otis, meaning wealthy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #106. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Otis and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Otis? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Otis. The baby boy name Otis was given to 132 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1045 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,432 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Otis peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 106.



Famous with this name

Otis
Tommy Otis
Otis Jones


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Otis is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Otis is currently topping the baby name charts in Washington at position #566 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,955.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Otis is where you live.


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Otis origin and meaning

Otis is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wealthy. To see famous people named Otis, pop culture references for the name Otis and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Otis

We've found the following names that sound similar to Otis, sorted by popularity.

Odis / Ottis / Odus / Odes / Odysseus / Odies /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121045
20111356
20101633
20091426
20081481
20071614
20061576
20051447
20041670
20031987
20021559
20011279
20001383
19991343
19981174
19971048
19961000
19951054
1994892
1993898
1992835
1991727
1990711
1989700
1988671
1987649
1986595
1985608
1984561
1983578
1982535
1981508
1980490
1979433
1978462
1977461
1976426
1975425
1974447
1973401
1972394
1971388
1970365
1969331
1968337
1967362
1966367
1965344
1964338
1963341
1962356
1961335
1960324
1959306
1958294
1957283
1956276
1955255
1954252
1953243
1952246
1951236
1950219
1949219
1948222
1947218
1946216
1945201
1944196
1943208
1942206
1941195
1940201
1939185
1938189
1937190
1936186
1935182
1934178
1933175
1932174
1931182
1930171
1929178
1928165
1927166
1926168
1925159
1924160
1923166
1922158
1921154
1920148
1919146
1918152
1917146
1916143
1915141
1914140
1913141
1912127
1911117
1910106

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington566
Minnesota587
Oregon623
Wisconsin652
Michigan749
Colorado761
Louisiana835
Virginia932
California981
New York1031
Illinois1044
Georgia1165
North Carolina1209
Florida1255
Pennsylvania1282
Ohio1317
Texas1955

Even more about Otis


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Otis a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Otis?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Otis
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 12,432
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +132

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