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Longbottom Name Meaning

English (West Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived in a long valley, from Middle English long + botme, bothem ‘valley bottom’. Given the surname’s present-day distribution, Longbottom in Luddenden Foot, West Yorkshire, may be the origin, but there are also two places called Long Bottom in Hampshire, two in Wiltshire, and Longbottom Farm in Somerset and in Wiltshire.

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


Similar surnames: Bottom, Winterbottom, Longmore, Sidebottom, Longworth, Ramsbottom

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Longbottom Family Origin

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Longbottom Family Occupations

What did your Longbottom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Longbottom family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longbottom. The most common Longbottom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Longbottom's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Longbottom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Longbottom Life Expectancy

What is the average Longbottom lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Longbottom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Longbottom in 1952 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longbottom 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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