Bottum Family History

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Bottum Name Meaning

English: variant of Bottom.

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

Similar surnames: Bottom, Bothum, Botham, Bottoms, Cottom, Borum, Butrum, Botten

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Bottum Family Origin

Where is the Bottum family from?

Bottum Family Occupations

What did your Bottum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bottum. A less common occupation for the Bottum family was Dealer In Hay And Produce. The most common Bottum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bottum's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Dealer In Hay And Produce


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

Bottum Historical Records

What Bottum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bottum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bottum 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Bottum. 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 492 military records available for the last name Bottum. For the veterans among your Bottum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bottum Life Expectancy

What is the average Bottum lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bottum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Bottum in 1952 was 46, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bottum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bottum 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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