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Origins of the Boote surname

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About the Bootes

We have a total number of 6724 records for people with the last name Boote.

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Where do most Bootes live?

In 1921, most Bootes lived in West Midlands.

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Interesting facts about Bootes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 5,780 records for the Boote surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Bootes most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bootes.

What are the most common Boote first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bootes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bootes in 1921






Cotton Weaver


Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Bootes in 1921


Coal Miner Hewer






Agricultural Labourer


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