Motto Family History
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Motto Name Meaning
Italian: when not a masculinized form of Motta, from a shortened pet form of a personal name ending in -mo. Scottish: perhaps a habitational name from a lost place named with Middle English motte ‘fortified stronghold’ + ho(e) ‘ridge’, ‘hill’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Motte, Motta, Mott, Matto, Lotto, Gotto, Mont, Notte, Mato, Gitto