Origins Available: English
The place name, from which the Bottin family take their surname arrived in Scotland
with the Viking settlers. The first to use Bottin as a name no doubt lived on the lands of Bowden, in Roxburghshire
where the family held lands since the early Middle Ages.
Early Origins of the Bottin family
The surname Bottin was first found in Cheshire
, where they held a family seat
from very early times, and were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy
, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. They were originally of Bodin in Normandy.
Early History of the Bottin family
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Bottin Spelling Variations
Few standards of spelling and translation existed in the Middle Ages. spelling variations
, are thus, an extremely common occurrence in records of ancient Scottish names. Over the years, Bottin has been spelled Bowden, Bouden, Boulden, Bouldene, Bolden, Boldane, Boldan, Boden, Bodden and many more.
Early Notables of the Bottin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bottin family to Ireland
Some of the Bottin family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 95 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Bottin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bottin Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Thomas Bottin, aged 9, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
- Emma Bottin, aged 7, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
- Peter Bottin, aged 5, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875