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Boteler Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of leather bottles from an agent derivative of Middle English botel Old French bouteille ‘bottle’.

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


Similar surnames: Bieler, Boeder, Bodeker, Bitler, Kottler, Boller, Boxler, Koteles

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Where is the Boteler family from?

You can see how Boteler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boteler family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Boteler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 21 Boteler families living in London. This was about 57% of all the recorded Boteler's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Boteler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boteler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boteler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boteler. 20% of Boteler men worked as a Salesman and 20% of Boteler women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boteler were Farming and Clerk. .

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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

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    20%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • Nurse
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boteler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boteler 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Boteler. 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 Boteler. For the veterans among your Boteler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boteler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Boteler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Boteler in 1951 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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