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Bottom Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived in a broad valley, from Old English botm ‘valley bottom’. In some cases, a mistranslation of French Lafond, in which Old French la fond ‘fountain’ is confused with modern French le fond ‘the bottom’.

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


Similar surnames: Botten, Bott, Cotton, Bouton, Motte, Bollom, Bolton, Botte, Button

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Bottom Family Origin

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Bottom Family Occupations

What did your Bottom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bottom family was M. Studant. The most common Bottom occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bottom's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottom.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farmer Son

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • M. Studant

    14%

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

Bottom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bottom Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottom lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bottom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bottom in 1943 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottom 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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