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Re: [Authentic_SCA] name origins

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  • Joannah Hansen
    OTTO - Teutonic - rich, prosperous . St Otho ( d.1130 ) converted Pomerania to Christianity. variations - Odilon, Othello ( Italian ), Othes ( French ), Othi
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 15, 2005
      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

      More info.

      Joannah

      --- 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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