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Botto Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name Botto from the ancient Germanic name Boddo or Bot(t)o a short form of any of various names composed with the element bod ‘messenger’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bitto, Bott, Lotto, Motto, Matto, Otto, Botta, Botte, Gotto, Bottom

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Where is the Botto family from?

You can see how Botto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Botto family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Botto families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Botto family living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Botto's in USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Botto families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Botto surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Botto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Botto. 14% of Botto men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Botto women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Botto were Salesman and Machine Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Botto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Botto census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Botto. 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 Cards

There are 792 military records available for the last name Botto. For the veterans among your Botto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Botto lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Botto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Botto in 1956 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

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