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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    3. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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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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