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Otis Name Popularity

How popular is the name Otis? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 106 252 0.0716%
1911 117 280 0.0752%
1912 127 483 0.0958%
1913 141 514 0.0907%
1914 140 683 0.098%
1915 141 878 0.0966%
1916 143 875 0.0906%
1917 146 874 0.0874%
1918 152 902 0.084%
1919 146 889 0.0849%
1920 148 989 0.0889%
1921 154 963 0.0841%
1922 158 954 0.0856%
1923 166 873 0.0779%
1924 160 972 0.0837%
1925 159 927 0.082%
1926 168 838 0.0762%
1927 166 876 0.0791%
1928 165 851 0.0795%
1929 177 753 0.0727%
1930 171 807 0.0773%
1931 182 698 0.0707%
1932 174 782 0.0792%
1933 175 721 0.0774%
1934 178 738 0.0763%
1935 182 701 0.0721%
1936 186 669 0.0694%
1937 190 640 0.0649%
1938 189 687 0.0671%
1939 185 706 0.0694%
1940 201 621 0.0584%
1941 195 703 0.0625%
1942 206 717 0.0568%
1943 208 716 0.0548%
1944 195 732 0.0591%
1945 202 674 0.0553%
1946 216 754 0.0511%
1947 217 842 0.0504%
1948 222 812 0.0509%
1949 219 804 0.05%
1950 221 806 0.0501%
1951 234 785 0.0463%
1952 247 725 0.0415%
1953 243 742 0.0419%
1954 253 736 0.0403%
1955 255 701 0.0381%
1956 276 678 0.0359%
1957 285 639 0.0332%
1958 294 644 0.0341%
1959 307 606 0.0319%
1960 324 535 0.0282%
1961 335 508 0.0269%
1962 354 458 0.0249%
1963 341 482 0.0269%
1964 338 509 0.0289%
1965 344 453 0.0277%
1966 365 389 0.0249%
1967 362 394 0.026%
1968 337 479 0.0319%
1969 331 510 0.0331%
1970 364 465 0.0292%
1971 387 392 0.0261%
1972 395 348 0.0256%
1973 402 336 0.0259%
1974 446 272 0.0209%
1975 424 294 0.0229%
1976 426 293 0.0227%
1977 460 262 0.0194%
1978 461 256 0.019%
1979 433 304 0.0216%
1980 488 254 0.0174%
1981 508 228 0.0155%
1982 535 212 0.0142%
1983 581 165 0.0112%
1984 561 182 0.0122%
1985 607 161 0.0106%
1986 595 177 0.0117%
1987 646 152 0.01%
1988 669 148 0.0095%
1989 694 153 0.0095%
1990 704 158 0.0095%
1991 719 148 0.0091%
1992 822 112 0.007%
1993 879 98 0.0063%
1994 883 101 0.0066%
1995 1,066 66 0.0044%
1996 985 79 0.0053%
1997 1,028 78 0.0053%
1998 1,140 61 0.0041%
1999 1,289 46 0.0031%
2000 1,322 48 0.0031%
2001 1,235 58 0.0038%
2002 1,467 39 0.0026%
2003 1,797 23 0.0015%
2004 1,547 39 0.0026%
2005 1,370 56 0.0037%
2006 1,463 50 0.0032%
2007 1,484 51 0.0032%
2008 1,340 69 0.0045%
2009 1,325 72 0.0048%
2010 1,466 52 0.0036%
2011 1,264 75 0.0053%
2012 996 134 0.0094%
2013 1,064 113 0.0079%
2014 948 159 0.0109%
2015 833 209 0.0144%
2016 747 266 0.0184%
2017 740 256 0.0183%
2018 719 267 0.0194%
2019 673 307 0.0227%
2020 662 343 0.0269%

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What names are variants of Otis?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Oates

Wealth; son of Otto

German

Otess

Wealth; son of Otto

German

Ottis

Wealth; son of Otto

German

Otys

Wealth; son of Otto

German


What names sound like Otis?

If you like how Otis sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Otis.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Addis

Earth

Hebrew

Athos
Odis

Wealth

German

Ozzie

Bear god; God's power

English

Waits

Guard, watchman

English

Watts
Yates

The gates

English


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1 Comment

  1. Otis is not a super common name, but it’s sweet and easy to spell and pronounce!


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