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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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farmer Son

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • M. Studant

    14%

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Bottom family was M. Studant.

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Bottom Historical Records

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Bottom Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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