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Origins of the Botwright surname

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About the Botwrights

We have a total number of 4175 records for people with the last name Botwright.

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Where do most Botwrights live?

In 1921, most Botwrights lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Botwrights

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We have 3,950 records for the Botwright surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Botwrights most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Botwright first names?

  • John
  • George
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Botwrights

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

Common Female occupations for Botwrights in 1921




General Servant Domestic




Drapers Assistant


Common Male occupations for Botwrights in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer






General Labourer


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