Ottokar - Meaning of Ottokar
[ 3 syll. ot-to-kar, ott-ok-ar ] The baby boy name Ottokar is pronounced as AOTTow-KaaR †. Ottokar is a German name of Germanic origin. It is a two-element name derived from the words 'uod' + 'wacar' meaning wealth, fortune + vigilant, watchful respectively. Original forms of Ottokar include Odoacer (Germanic), Odovacar (Germanic), Odowakar (Germanic), and Odowaker (Germanic). The name was borne by Odovacar (435-493), who overthrew the last Roman emperor and became the first Germanic king of Italy; he was later assassinated by his rival Theodoric. The name was later borne by two kings of Bohemia in the 13th century.
Ottokar has 11 derivatives that are used in English and other languages. Derivatives of Ottokar used in English include Otocar, Otocars, Otokarr, Otokars, Ottocar, Ottocars, Ottokarr, and Ottokars. Foreign derivatives include the German Odoaker, the Czech Otakar, and the Czech Otokar.
See also the related form, the Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, and Scandinavian Otto.
Ottokar is not frequently used as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Ottokar, Otto was the most regularly used in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Ottokar: AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"