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Subject: origin - Old English or Cornish?
Author: Oscar   (guest,
Date: October 9, 2006 at 7:04:50 AM
I have seen this name described on the site as being Anglo-Saxon but, it seems to me, the more credible attribution is to the Cornish version of the name 'Ottokar', not just because of its early popularity in that region but also for the fact that Cornish converted non-initial 't' sounds to 's' or 'z'.

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