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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Botha

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  1. A village in Alberta, Canada.

Botha was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans

Notable Persons Named Botha

He passed away in 1978.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Botha

P. W. Botha was a State President of South Africa and Prime Minister of South Africa. P. was given the name Pieter Willem Botha on January 12th, 1916 in Paul Roux. He left this life on October 31st, 2006.


Leon Botha was a painter and entertainer. He was most active from 2007 to 2011. Leon was born on June 4th, 1985 in Cape Town, South Africa. He breathed his last breath on June 5th, 2011.


Francois Botha is a martial artist. Francois was born on September 28th, 1968 in Witbank.


Louis Botha was a Prime Minister of South Africa. His military service ended in 1902. Louis was born on September 27th, 1862 in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal. He left this life on August 27th, 1919.


Roelof Botha is a venture capital and venture capitalist. Roelof was born on September 19th, 1973 in Pretoria, South Africa.


Roelof Frederik Botha is a Minister of Mineral, Energy Affairs, Deputy Leader of the, National Party in Transvaal, National PartyinTransvaal, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Member of Parliament, South African Ambassador to the United States, Minister of International Relations, Coope. Roelof was born on April 27th, 1932 in Rustenburg.


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Popularity of Botha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Botha U.S.
  White 90.09% 64.26%
  African American 2.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Botha

People with the last name Botha are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Botha

  • How Popular is the name Botha? As a last name Botha was the 48,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Botha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Botha is Monday, June 11th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Botha? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Botha. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Botha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Boath. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Botha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 434 people with the last name Botha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Botha? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Botha as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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