Bottoms Family History

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Bottoms Name Meaning

English: variant of Bottom.

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

Similar surnames: Bottom, Bottum, Cottom, Bossom, Borom, Bettes, Battles, Buttles

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Bottoms Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bottoms name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bottoms. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bottoms Family Origin

Where is the Bottoms family from?

Bottoms Family Occupations

What did your Bottoms ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bottoms family was Painter. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottoms. The most common Bottoms occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 14% of Bottoms's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Bricklayer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Painter


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

Bottoms Historical Records

What Bottoms family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bottoms. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bottoms 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 Bottoms. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Bottoms. For the veterans among your Bottoms ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bottoms Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottoms lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bottoms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bottoms in 1951 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottoms 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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