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Botting Family History

Botting Surname Meaning

English: from the Middle English (Old English) personal name Botting a pet form of Old English Botta (see Bott ). The name has an unusually long history in Nuthurst (Sussex).

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


Similar surnames: Otting, Witting, Bolding, Bunting, Nutting, Bottini, Cutting, Botkin

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Where is the Botting family from?

You can see how Botting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Botting family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Botting families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 67 Botting families living in Ontario. This was about 66% of all the recorded Botting's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Botting families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Botting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Botting ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Botting. 48% of Botting men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Botting women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Botting were Farmers Son and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Labourer
    17%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmers Son
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
    43%
  • Salesman
    29%
  • Bookkeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Botting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botting 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Botting. 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 Botting. For the veterans among your Botting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Botting lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Botting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Botting in 1960 was 51, and 86 in 2004.

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