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Where did the English Boothman family come from? What is the English Boothman family crest and coat of arms? When did the Boothman family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Boothman family history?The Anglo-Saxon name Boothman comes from when the family resided in a booth or hut, a cottager. The name could also be classified as an occupational name for someone who lived in a booth or hut.
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Boothman include Boothman, Bothman, Bouthman, Bothmane, Boothmane and many more.
First found in Huntingdonshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boothman research. Another 399 words(28 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1287, and 1500 are included under the topic Early Boothman History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Boothman Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Boothman Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Boothman Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Boothman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boothman Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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