Otis Family History
Otis Surname History
This page is dedicated to the complete history of the Otis family name, Otis origins, and stories of people with the Otis name. Otis family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Otis family members. The last name Otis is an old family line that has spread all across the world over time, and as the Otis family has migrated, it has changed making its history challenging to unearth.
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The evolution of Otis starts with the origins of thelast name. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because family names were infrequently written down at that stage in history.
It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Otis families moved between countries, the Otis name may have changed with them. Otis ancestors have moved across various regions all throughout history.
Otis country of origin
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The nationality of Otis can be complicated to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Otis may be difficult to determine based on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the surname "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Otis
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The meaning of Otis come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Many of these trade-based last names might be a profession in a different language. This is why it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Otis originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Favored of God".
- James Otis Shipman 1937 - ?
- Barnabas Little Otis 1759 - 1850
- Abigail Otis 1738 - 1738
- Martha Otis 1736 - 1736
- Hannah Otis 1732 - ?
- Mary Pitman Otis 1657 - 1689
- Rebecca Sturgis Otis
- Maria Walter Otis
- Joshua Otis 1720 - 1810
- Elizabeth Otis 1739 - ?
- Nathaniel Otis 1734 - 1735
- Stephen Otis, Sr. 1698 - 1759
- Marie-Josette Otis-Langlais 1778 - 1860
- Clarence Otis O'Banion 1879 - ?
- Eleanor Austin Otis 1777 - 1848
- Lucinda Otis Clapp Clapp-Cottrell 1754 - 1836
- John Otis 1728 - 1804
- Mary Otis Gray 1730 - ?
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Famous people named Otis
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Otis
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Otis. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Otis spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Otis were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Otis. Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Otis last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Otis change in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages across time.