Bothun Family History

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Bothun Name Meaning

Americanization of Norwegian Bøtun, a habitational name from any of various farms in southwestern Norway, so named with Old Norse bœr ‘farm’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Botten, Thun, Thue, Doten, Gotham, Bodin, Booth, Bethune, Thurn

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Bothun Family Origin

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Bothun Family Occupations

What did your Bothun ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tennant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bothun. The most common Bothun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 88% of Bothun's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    88%
  • Tennant

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bothun Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bothun Life Expectancy

What is the average Bothun lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bothun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bothun in 1962 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bothun

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bothun 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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