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OTHER FORMS: Possibly just "Otono" , since it would still mean the same thing.
Meaning & History
O ("Big,Great") + Otono (this is very respectful honorific that is outdated and literally means "Lord"). Regardless of how archaic it seems,this last name is still used by some families.
--Honest Source That I'm Not Making This Up : I found this off of a Yahoo link ("What are some uncommon Japanese last names?",the thread) showing a Japanese sight that shows rare surnames, I studied the hiragana laid out for proper pronunciation.