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Otten Family History

Otten Name Meaning
English: variant of Ott, from the Old French oblique case.North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Otto (see Ott).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

163,923 Historical Documents with Otten on Ancestry.com
76,632 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,415 Military Records
5,891 Immigration Records
18,402 Census and Voter Lists
58,583 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Otten Families

  • Number of Otten families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Otten families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Otten families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Otten census records

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Otten Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Otten families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Otten Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Otten families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Otten

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Otten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Otten census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Otten ancestors, such as occupation.

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Otten Civil War Service Records

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