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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Boothby

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  • A submission from California, United States says the name Boothby means "It's my last name..." and is of English origin.

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boothby

The Lord Boothby was a for Aberdeen, Kincardine East]], for East Aberdeenshire, Member of Parliament, forEast Aberdeenshire, and forAberdeen. The was born on February 12th, 1900 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He died on July 16th, 1986.


Sir Brooke Boothby was a translator, poet, and landowner. He holds the title 6, 6thBaronet Boothby, and of Broadlow Ash. Brooke was born on June 3rd, 1744 in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, England, Great Britain. He left this life on January 23rd, 1824.


Ian Boothby is a writer/comedian.


Dora Boothby was a tennis player. Dora was born on August 2nd, 1881 in Finchley, England. She left this life on February 22nd, 1970.


David Boothby is a Chief of the Metropolitan Toronto Police Service, Chief of the Toronto Police Service, Chief of theMetropolitan Toronto Police Service, and Chief of theToronto Police Service. David was born in Keswick, Ontario.


Benjamin was born on February 5th, 1803. He breathed his last breath on June 21st, 1868.


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Popularity of Boothby as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boothby U.S.
  White 94.08% 64.26%
  African American 0.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boothby

People with the last name Boothby are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boothby

  • How Popular is the name Boothby? As a last name Boothby was the 17,406th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Boothby? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Boothby was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Boothby: Your name in reverse order is Ybhtoob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ybhboot. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boothby? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,621 people with the last name Boothby.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boothby? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boothby as their last name since less than 1 person in 182k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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