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Bomton Family History

Bomton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Boston, Bouton, Booton, Bolton, Borton, Orton, Holton, Colton, Buxton

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Where is the Bomton family from?

You can see how Bomton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bomton family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Bomton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 3 Bomton families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Bomton's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bomton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bomton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bomton ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 81 census records available for the last name Bomton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bomton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 13 immigration records available for the last name Bomton. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4 military records available for the last name Bomton. For the veterans among your Bomton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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