Botts Family History

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Botts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Bott. Americanized spelling of German Botz.

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


Similar surnames: Gotts, Betts, Lotts, Dotts, Letts, Batts, Kitts, Butts, Bunts, Potts

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Botts Family Origin

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Botts Family Occupations

What did your Botts ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Card Boatman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Botts. 7% of Botts men worked as a Card Boatman and 40% of Botts women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Botts were Electric Crane Driver (heavy Work) and Domestic Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Card Boatman
    7%
  • Colliery Hewer (below)
    7%
  • Dustman Heavy Wk
    7%
  • Electric Crane Driver (heavy Work)
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Hospital Cleaner Heavy Worker
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Domestic Housekeeper
    5%

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

Botts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Botts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botts 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 Botts. 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 Botts. For the veterans among your Botts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Botts Life Expectancy

What is the average Botts lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Botts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Botts in 1944 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Botts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Botts 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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