Botner Family History

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Botner Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm named Botner, from Old Norse botn ‘small valley’, ‘end of a valley’. Respelling of the North German occupational name Bottner or Böttner ‘cooper’. Compare Buettner.

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

Similar surnames: Bodner, Borner, Butner, Bogner, Bohner, Betker, Boner, Bolner, Borger

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Botner Family Origin

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Botner Family Occupations

What did your Botner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Botner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Botner's were Farmers. Farmer, Miller and Farmer & ... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Botner. A less common occupation for the Botner family was In Iron Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Miller

  • Farmer & ...

  • In Iron Mill


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

Botner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Botner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botner 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Botner. 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 458 military records available for the last name Botner. For the veterans among your Botner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Botner Life Expectancy

What is the average Botner lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Botner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Botner in 1959 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Botner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Botner 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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