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Booton is an ancient Norman name that arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is a name for a maker or seller of boots. Further research showed the name was derived from the Old English word bote, which means boot.

Booton Early Origins



The surname Booton was first found in Berkshire, where they had been granted manor and lands by Duke William of Normandy after the Norman Conquest for their assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. They were originally from Buat a castle near Falais in Normandy.

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Booton Spelling Variations


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Booton Spelling Variations



Before the last few hundred years the English language had no fixed system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations occurred commonly in Anglo Norman surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Booton were recorded, including Boot, Boots, Boote, Bootes and others.

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Booton Early History


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Booton Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Booton research. Another 206 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Booton History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Booton Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Booton Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Booton Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Booton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Eliza Booton arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1849
  • Jane Booton arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1849
  • Barbary Booton arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1849
  • Elizabeth Booton arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Bolton" in 1849

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    9. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Booton Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Booton 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.

    This page was last modified on 1 June 2014 at 17:17.

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