Boot Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Boat, Bott, Root, Bolt, Boom, Booth, Booz, Pott, Wool, Bost

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Boot Family Origin

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Boot Family Occupations

What did your Boot ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Bookkeeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Boot ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Boot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Boot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boot 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Boot. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Boot. For the veterans among your Boot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boot Life Expectancy

What is the average Boot lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boot 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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