Bottorff Family History

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Bottorff Name Meaning

German: possibly a habitational name from a place named Bottorf near Quakenbrück.

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


Similar surnames: Potthoff, Holtorf, Batdorf, Pottorff, Bottorf, Motto, Booton

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Bottorff Family Origin

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Bottorff Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bottorff family was Keeping House. The most common Bottorff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Bottorff's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottorff.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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Bottorff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bottorff Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bottorff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bottorff in 1941 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bottorff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottorff 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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