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Botten Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’. English: possibly a topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, from Old Norse botn ‘valley bottom’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Botton in Lancashire or Botton Cross in North Yorkshire. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms named Botn, Botten, or Botnen, from Old Norse botn ‘small valley’, ‘valley end’. Compare Botner.

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


Similar surnames: Otter, Botte, Button, Cotten, Otten, Holten, Osten, Bolten, Doten

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Botten Family Origin

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Botten Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Botten. The most common Botten occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Botten's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Botten family was Annuitant.

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