Gender: Male Meaning of Othello: "he has the sound of God" Origin of Othello: Hebrew

Othello Origin and Meaning

The name Othello is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "he has the sound of God".

Shakespeare's moor has exclusive ownership of this name.

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Othello's International Variations

Othão (Portuguese)


Tacey Says:


This was my grandmother's name. Only it was Othella. I love it as a girls name.

Diaper Bagge Says:


Beautiful name and meaning!

raevynstar Says:


Too much of a Murderous Shakespeare Character, but I still like it for its sound.

hamwan Says:


Shakespeare's Othello commits suicide.