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The name Botler is rooted in the Old French translation a "bouteiller," a name for someone who was in charge of the wine cellar. This person was often the chief servant of the Medieval household. However, there is also another possible derivation of this name, from the Middle English word "boteler," which denoted a maker of (leather) bottles.

Botler Early Origins



The surname Botler was first found in Normandy where they held a family seat as Seigneurs of Wemme. Their ancient title was Butler (Bouteillier) to the Counts of Meulent (Robert de Beaumont about 1066,) the actual family name being Pincerna. This title was then adopted as a surname.

One of the first records of the name was Arnold le Boteler who was the first recorded 'lord' of the Welsh village of Pembrey where he established manor house and estate which is now known as Court Farm during the reign of William the Conqueror.

Some of the family later held estates in Great and Little Badminton in Gloucestershire. "[Great Badminton], together with Little Badminton, is nearly all included within the boundary wall of Badminton Park, the seat of the Duke of Beaufort, whose ancestor, the first duke, built a princely mansion in the reign of Charles II., on the site of an ancient house belonging to the Boteler family." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

"[Little Linford] in Buckinghamshire] was purchased by the Botelers, and passed with Great Linford till about 1658, when it was purchased by the Thompsons." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.


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Botler Spelling Variations


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Botler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Boteler, Botelers, Botler and others.

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Botler Early History


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Botler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Botler research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1066, 1086, 1130, 1260, 1351, 1295, 1328, 1308, 1411, 1334, 1361, 1369, 1411, 1394, 1473, 1443, 1566, 1637, 1625, 1626, 1659, 1583, 1657, 1644, 1637, 1689, 1667, 1719, 1695 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Botler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Botler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Botler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Outstanding amongst the family at this time was William le Boteler, who was created Baron Boteler of Werington by writ on June 23, 1295, the barony became extinct on his death (c.1328). A second barony was created by writ on March 19, 1308 for William Boteler of Wem; it went into...

Another 158 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Botler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Botler In Ireland


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Botler In Ireland



Some of the Botler family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 98 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: Ann Boteler, who arrived in Maryland in 1663; Edward Boteler, who settled in Maryland in 1669; Francis Boteler, who came to Virginia in 1665; John Boteler, who arrived in Maryland in 1640.

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Citations



  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.

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  10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
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The Botler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Botler 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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