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- English metonymic occupational surname for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French boton (“knob, lump”).
- English topographic surname for someone who lived in a valley, from Old Norse botn (“valley bottom”), or a habitational surname from a place named with this word, like Botton, North Yorkshire.
- Borrowed from Norwegian Botten.
Botten (plural Bottens)
- A surname.
- According to the 2010 United States Census, Botten is the 52736th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 393 individuals. Botten is most common among White (91.09%) individuals.
- Hanks, Patrick, editor (2003), “Botten”, in Dictionary of American Family Names, volume 1, New York City: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 203.
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