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Botkin Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of the English surnames Bodkin or Batkin. The first is from Middle English bodkin, bodekin ‘dagger’, ‘short pointed weapon’, and hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such weapons; the second is a pet form of the personal name Bate, itself a reduced form of Bartholomew.

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

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Botkin Family Origin

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Botkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    2%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Botkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Botkin's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Botkin. A less common occupation for the Botkin family was Farm Laborer.

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Botkin Life Expectancy

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