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Booton Family History

Booton Surname Meaning

English:: variant of Button . Compare Booten . habitational name probably from a place in Norfolk named Booton from an Old English personal name (Bōta or ) + tūn ‘settlement’. The present-day concentration of the surname is in the West Midlands and Wales.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bolton, Hooton, Banton, Boston, Benton, Buxton, Holton, Tolton

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Where is the Booton family from?

You can see how Booton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Booton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Booton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Booton families living in Quebec. This was about 75% of all the recorded Booton's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Booton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Booton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Booton ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Booton. 20% of Booton men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Booton women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Booton were Farming and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farming
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Cook
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Booton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Booton 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 362 immigration records available for the last name Booton. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Booton. For the veterans among your Booton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Booton lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Booton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Booton in 1964 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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