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Origins of the Ott surname

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About the Otts

We have a total number of 3560 records for people with the last name Ott.

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Where do most Otts live?

In 1921, most Otts lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Otts

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,580 records for the Ott surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Otts most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Millers

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What are the most common Ott first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Anna

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Ott family members

Common jobs for Otts

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Otts in 1921
General Servant Domestic

5

Laundress

5

Charwoman

4

Servant

4

Cigar Maker

3

Common Male occupations for Otts in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

62

Farm Hands

41

General Farmers

39

Tinsmiths

27

Clerks

22

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