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Bothwell Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place in Lanarkshire named Bothwell, from Middle English both(e) ‘bothy’, ‘small hut’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Rothwell, Bothell, Boxwell, Southwell, Boswell, Bonwell, Bottrell

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Bothwell Family Origin

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Bothwell Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Carter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Bothwell occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Bothwell's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bothwell. A less common occupation for the Bothwell family was Carter.

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Bothwell Historical Records

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Bothwell Life Expectancy

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