Bothum Family History

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Bothum Name Meaning

Variant of Norwegian Bøthun (see Bothun). Variant of English Botham.

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

Similar surnames: Bottum, Botham, Borum, Butrum, Cotham, Bothun, Borom, Baum, Bohle

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Bothum Family Origin

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Bothum Family Occupations

What did your Bothum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bothum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bothum's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bothum. A less common occupation for the Bothum family was Tin Peddler.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Clerk In Store

  • Tin Peddler


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

Bothum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bothum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bothum 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Bothum. 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 269 military records available for the last name Bothum. For the veterans among your Bothum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bothum Life Expectancy

What is the average Bothum lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bothum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bothum in 1960 was 54, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bothum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bothum 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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