Okko Hank Otter

5 July 1932–1 May 1996 (Age 63)
Scheemda, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Okko Hank

Okko Hank Otter was born on 5 July 1932, in Scheemda, Groningen, Netherlands. He died on 1 May 1996, at the age of 63.

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World Events (3)

1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 2

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.
1939

Age 7

WWII. At the outbreak of World War II, the Netherlands declares its neutrality.
1940

Age 8

German troops invaded the Netherlands and the country was occupied until the end of WWII in 1945.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for an otter hunter, or nickname for someone supposedly resembling an otter, from Middle English, Middle High German oter, Middle Dutch otter, German Otter ‘otter’. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English: from the late Old English personal name Ohthere, a borrowing of Old Norse Óttar, composed of the elements ótti ‘fear’, ‘dread’ + herr ‘army’. In Scotland the Old Norse name is the source.3 French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements aud, od ‘wealth’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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