Bottom Family History

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Bottom Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived in a broad valley, from Old English botm ‘valley bottom’. In some cases, a mistranslation of French Lafond, in which Old French la fond ‘fountain’ is confused with modern French le fond ‘the bottom’.

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

Similar surnames: Botten, Bott, Cotton, Bouton, Motte, Bollom, Bolton, Botte, Button

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Bottom Family Origin

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Bottom Family Occupations

What did your Bottom ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bottom. 3% of Bottom men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Bottom women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bottom were Gardener and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer H W
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Household Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bottom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Bottom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bottom 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bottom. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Bottom. For the veterans among your Bottom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bottom Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottom lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bottom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bottom in 1943 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bottom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottom 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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