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Botsford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Horsford, Bassford, Bodiford, Colford, Rochford, Bradford, Branford

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Botsford Family Origin

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Botsford Family Occupations

What did your Botsford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Botsford. The most common Botsford occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Botsford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Botsford family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Clerk

    8%
  • Merchant

    6%

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

Botsford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Botsford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botsford 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 Botsford. 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 Botsford. For the veterans among your Botsford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Botsford Life Expectancy

What is the average Botsford lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Botsford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Botsford in 1958 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Botsford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Botsford 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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