Bottenfield Family History

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Bottenfield Name Meaning

German: perhaps an altered form of Bothfeld, habitational name from either of two places so named near Hannover or Merseburg.

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


Similar surnames: Battenfield, Butterfield, Whitefield, Bonfield, Overfield, Stanfield

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Bottenfield Family Origin

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Bottenfield Family Occupations

What did your Bottenfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bottenfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bottenfield's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bottenfield family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottenfield.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • School Teacher

    14%
  • Farming

    7%

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Bottenfield Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bottenfield. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bottenfield 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bottenfield. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bottenfield. For the veterans among your Bottenfield ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bottenfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottenfield lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bottenfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bottenfield in 1961 was 52, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bottenfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottenfield 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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