Bouton Family History

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Bouton Name Meaning

from the Old French oblique case of the Germanic personal name Bodo meaning ‘messenger’, ‘herald’ (see Bothe). nickname for someone with a prominent wart, carbuncle, or boil, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, ‘excrescence’ (from bo(u)ter ‘to thrust or strike’). metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton, the same word as in 2, specialized to mean ‘button’.

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

Similar surnames: Boutin, Button, Mouton, Boutot, Booton, Colton, Boutet, Bruton, Buron

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Bouton Family Origin

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Bouton Family Occupations

What did your Bouton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Attendant Filtration Plant Water Works and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bouton. 6% of Bouton men worked as an Attendant Filtration Plant Water Works and 48% of Bouton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bouton were Civil Service Clerk and Household Duties Heavy Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Attendant Filtration Plant Water Works
  • Chemical Labourer
  • Civil Servant Salty ( Retid
  • Civil Service Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Farmer Net Brader Heavy Worker
  • Household Duties Heavy Worker

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

Bouton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bouton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouton 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 Bouton. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bouton. For the veterans among your Bouton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouton Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouton lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bouton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bouton in 1946 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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