Botsford Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Botsford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in Lincolnshire and Leicestershire, named Bottesford, from Old English botl ‘building’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Horsford, Bassford, Bodiford, Colford, Rochford, Bradford, Branford

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Botsford Family Origin

Where is the Botsford family from?

Botsford Family Occupations

What did your Botsford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bonnet Sewer, Builder Employing 15 Men and Builders Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Botsford. The most common Botsford occupation in the UK was Bonnet Sewer. 10% of Botsford's were Bonnet Sewers. A less common occupation for the Botsford family was Carpenter.

View Census data for Botsford | Data not to scale

  • Bonnet Sewer

    10%
  • Builder Employing 15 Men

    10%
  • Builders Clerk

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%

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

Botsford Historical Records

What Botsford family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Botsford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botsford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Botsford

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Botsford. 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.

View all Botsford immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Botsford. For the veterans among your Botsford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Botsford military records

You've only scratched the surface of Botsford family history.

Botsford Life Expectancy

What is the average Botsford lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Botsford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Botsford in 1958 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Botsford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Botsford 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.

Famous Botsford Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Look up another name