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The place name, from which the Bottėn family take their surname arrived in Scotland with the Viking settlers. The first to use Bottėn as a name no doubt lived on the lands of Bowden, in Roxburghshire where the family held lands since the early Middle Ages.

Bottėn Early Origins



The surname Bottėn 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.

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Bottėn Spelling Variations


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Bottėn 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, Bottėn has been spelled Bowden, Bouden, Boulden, Bouldene, Bolden, Boldane, Boldan, Boden, Bodden and many more.

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Bottėn Early History


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Bottėn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bottėn research. Another 354 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1150 and 1296 are included under the topic Early Bottėn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bottėn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bottėn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Bottėn In Ireland


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Bottėn In Ireland



Some of the Bottėn 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.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bottėn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Bottin, aged 9, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
  • Emma Bottin, aged 7, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875
  • Peter Bottin, aged 5, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Avalanche" in 1875

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    4. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    8. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    9. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    10. 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).
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    The Bottėn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bottėn 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 27 October 2010 at 13:21.

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