Boot Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of boots, from Middle English, Old French bote (of unknown origin). Dutch and North German: metonymic occupational name for a boatman, from Dutch boot ‘boat’.

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

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Boot Family Origin

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Boot Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Bookkeeper

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Boot family was Bookkeeper. The most common Boot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Boot's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boot.

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Boot Historical Records

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Boot Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Boot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boot in 1954 was 50, and 102 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boot

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