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Botos Name Meaning

Hungarian:: occupational name for a herdsman botos a derivative of bot ‘stick’. (Bótos) occupational name for a shopkeeper or merchant from boltos ‘trader’.

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

Similar surnames: Boros, Fotos, Rokos, Bakos, Bodo, Boso, Bustos, Hoos, Boro, Boos

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Where is the Botos family from?

You can see how Botos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Botos family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Botos families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Botos families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Botos's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Botos families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Botos surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Botos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Botos. 40% of Botos men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Botos women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 804 census records available for the last name Botos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botos 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 540 immigration records available for the last name Botos. 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 357 military records available for the last name Botos. For the veterans among your Botos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Botos lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Botos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Botos in 1963 was 81, and 79 in 2002.

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