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Bottomley Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Bottomley, from Old English botm ‘broad valley’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Ottley, Betterley, Bromley, Batley, Thomley, Boxley, Bodley, Bartley

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Bottomley Family Origin

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Bottomley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    2%
  • Stone Mason

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Bottomley occupation in the UK was Farmer. 2% of Bottomley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bottomley family was Labourer. Farmer, Stone Mason and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottomley.

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Bottomley Historical Records

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Bottomley Life Expectancy

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