Re: [Authentic_SCA] name origins
- OTTO - Teutonic - 'rich, prosperous'. St Otho ( d.1130 ) converted Pomerania to Christianity.
variations - Odilon, Othello ( Italian ), Othes ( French ), Othi ( Gypsy ), Otho, Oton ( Spanish & Portuguese ), Otteran, Ottone ( Italian ), Otterino ( Italian ), Udo.
from 'The Great Australian & New Zealand Book of Baby Names' by Cecily Dynes
--- gedney@... wrote:
> Trying to document the origins of the name "Othon."Othon is a period variant of Otto.
Duke Otto the great of Saxony (962-973) was also recorded as Othon
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