Booton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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.  The name is derived from the Middle English word bote, which means boot. They were originally from Buat a castle near Falais in Normandy. 
Early Origins of the Booton family
The surname Booton was first found in Warwickshire where Hugh Bote was listed in the Pipe Rolls of 1186. Later, William Bote was recorded in the Hundredorum Rolls for Cambridgeshire in 1279 and in 1354, Adam Boot was listed in Kent. 
Early History of the Booton family
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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.
Early Notables of the Booton family (pre 1700)
Outstanding amongst the family at this time was Arnold Boate, De Boot, Bootius or Botius (1600?-1653?), Hebraist, the son of Godefrid de Boot of Gorcom, Holland. Born about 1600 he graduated at the university of Leyden, where he received the degree of doctor of medicine, and applied himself assiduously to the study of Hebrew rabbinical writings. His labours in that direction were mainly in relation to questions which had been raised concerning the various readings in the Hebrew text of the Bible, and the possibility of correcting them by the Septuagint. Boate's first work appears to have been that produced in...
Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:
Booton Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century