Rowbotham Family History

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Rowbotham Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone living in an overgrown valley, from Old English ruh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + boðm ‘valley’, or possibly a habitational name from an unidentified place so called. The surname is now most common in Lancashire, but does not seem to be found there before 1500.

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


Similar surnames: Ramsbottom, Witham, Gorham, Downham, Gotham, Southam, Rotherham

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Rowbotham Family Origin

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Rowbotham Family Occupations

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  • Silk Weaver

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Rowbotham occupation in the UK was Silk Weaver. 3% of Rowbotham's were Silk Weavers. A less common occupation for the Rowbotham family was Labourer. Silk Weaver, Farmer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rowbotham.

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Rowbotham Historical Records

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Rowbotham Life Expectancy

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