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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


Similar surnames: Boykin, Bodkin, Bodin, Botten, Totin, Etkin, Hopkin, Atkin, Boyken

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Botkin Family Origin

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Botkin Family Occupations

What did your Botkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Botkin family was Farm Laborer. 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.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    2%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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Botkin Historical Records

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Botkin Life Expectancy

What is the average Botkin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, Botkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Botkin in 1948 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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