Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. o-THEHL-o(English)
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Meaning & History

Perhaps an Italian diminutive of Otho. Shakespeare used this name in his tragedy Othello (1603), where it belongs to a Moor who is manipulated by Iago into killing his wife Desdemona.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesOtho(Ancient Roman) Otello(Italian)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019