Bottrell Family History

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Bottrell Name Meaning

English: probably of Norman origin, a habitational name from Les Bottereaux in Eure, France, apparently so named from being infested with toads. The place name is recorded in the late 12th century in the Latin form Boterelli, from a diminutive of Old French bot ‘toad’ (of Germanic origin). It has also been suggested that the name originated as a Norman nickname, from Old Norman French bottereau ‘toad’, or as an occupational name for a worker in a buttery, Middle English butterer.

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

Similar surnames: Cottrell, Luttrell, Boswell, Gorrell, Bothell, Burrell, Bothwell

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Bottrell Family Origin

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Bottrell Family Occupations

What did your Bottrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bottrell occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Bottrell's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Ag Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottrell. A less common occupation for the Bottrell family was Baker.

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  • Annuitant

  • Ag Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Baker


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

Bottrell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bottrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bottrell 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 737 immigration records available for the last name Bottrell. 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 477 military records available for the last name Bottrell. For the veterans among your Bottrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bottrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottrell lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bottrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bottrell in 1964 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottrell 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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