Bottger Family History

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Bottger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Böttger (see Boettcher).

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

Similar surnames: Bettger, Boettger, Boatner, Cotter, Yotter, Bottcher, Buttler

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Bottger Family Origin

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Bottger Family Occupations

What did your Bottger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bottger family was Dress Maker. The most common Bottger occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Bottger's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Chair Maker and Commercial Travelleer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottger.

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  • Carpenter

  • Chair Maker

  • Commercial Travelleer

  • Dress Maker


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

Bottger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bottger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bottger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bottger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bottger. For the veterans among your Bottger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bottger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bottger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Bottger in 1951 was 38, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bottger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottger 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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