Origin: From Otto, short form of compound names beginning with od-,ot- "wealth, riches" (cognate of English Ed-).
Otto is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 831 at the 2000 census. The name comes from Jacob S. Otto, an agent of the Holland Land Company. The Town of Otto lies on the northern border of the county.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ot′o, Ottar, ot′ar (better Att′ar), n. a fragrant oil obtained from certain flowers, esp. the rose. [Ar. ‛itr—‛atira, to smell sweetly.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Attar of Roses, an essential oil obtained by distilling rose leaves of certain species in water, of very strong odour, pleasant when diluted; is used for perfumery; it is made in India, Persia, Syria, and at Kezanlik, in Roumelia.
The numerical value of otto in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of otto in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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What happened, happened at the hotel and my belief is that Otto kept it to himself out of hope it might go unnoticed.
So when I look at this picture of Otto in handcuffs being forced to do these things, it's too painful... I'm focused on the future and bringing Otto home.
Throughout the trip, Otto behaved as a typical tourist - taking pictures, enjoying himself. We had no indication that anything untoward had happened until the airport.
I always stayed in touch with Mr. Frank until his death. We were always corresponding. I used to call him Oom Otto — Uncle Otto. He visited us also several times in Israel with his second wife.
I stayed back when I heard Otto had been detained, it was an automatic response. I wanted to try and work out what the situation was and it was my hope that I would at least be able to speak with him.
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