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Boteler Family History

Boteler Name Meaning
North German (Böteler): possibly an occupational name from an agent derivative of Low German böteln ‘to pound’, for someone who either made wooden mallets (bötel) or used one; this was an implement commonly used by the North Sea to pound down the turfs on the dikes.

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

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Name Distribution of Boteler Families

  • Number of Boteler families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Boteler families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Boteler last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Boteler Family Origin

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Boteler Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Boteler

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Boteler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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