What does otis mean?

Definitions for otisˈoʊ tɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Otis, Elisha Graves Otis(noun)

    United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)

  2. Otis, genus Otis(noun)

    type genus of the Otididae: European bustard


  1. Otis(ProperNoun)

    , notably of the American revolutionary hero James Otis.

  2. Otis(ProperNoun)

    , transferred from the surname.

  3. Origin: A patronymic surname derived from genitive case of the given name Ote, Ode, cognate to modern Otto.


  1. Otis

    Otis is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. It is part of the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,365 at the 2000 census. For geographic and demographic information on East Otis, which is part of the town of Otis, see East Otis, Massachusetts. The numbers reported in that article are included in the figures below.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of otis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of otis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Greg Hayes:

    It feels like things have at least bottomed out both in Europe and in China, we expect a better back half (of the year) at Otis as well as at our climate controls and securities business.

  2. Salvador Segovia:

    Otis can go to Dairy Queen and he can get a hamburger. He’s the only dog allowed to lie down in front of the county court house, he also goes to (the grocery store) H?E?B. He’s not a stray. He’s a good dog.

  3. Olivia Wilde:

    To be honest I just have not thought about it, i think once you have a kid, their birthdays are so much more fun to think about. So all I'm thinking about is Otis' birthday next month, which is number 2, which is a lot more exciting than 32.

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