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Botner Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Botner, from Old Norse botn ‘small valley’, ‘end of a valley’. Respelling of the North German occupational name Bottner or Böttner ‘cooper’. Compare Buettner.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bodner, Borner, Butner, Bogner, Bohner, Betker, Boner, Bolner, Borger

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Botner Family Origin

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Botner Family Occupations

What did your Botner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Botner family was In Iron Mill. Farmer, Miller and Farmer & ... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Botner. The most common Botner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Botner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Miller

    13%
  • Farmer & ...

    7%
  • In Iron Mill

    7%

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Botner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Botner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Botner. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Botner. For the veterans among your Botner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Botner Life Expectancy

What is the average Botner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Botner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Botner in 1959 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Botner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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