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"BOOTH. Of local origin from residence at a booth (Middle English bothe, a hut or temporary shelter). The surname is found in several parts of Scotland. The ship of Walter de La Bothe, merchant of Aberdene, was plundered at sea by the English near Yarmouth in 1273 (Bain, n, 9), and Cristiane "atte bothe" of Berewyk rendered homage in 1296 (ibid., p. 208). Andreas de Botha witnessed a Glassarie charter in Dundee in 1321 (HP., n, p. 225), and Nicholas de Botha was proprietor of a land in Dundee in 1381 (RMS., i, 691). William de Botha witnessed a gift of lands to the Hospital of Soltre, c. 1350-66 (Soltre, p. 32). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Some Famous People with the surname of Booth

Wikipedia John Wilkes Booth (May 10, 1838?? April 26, 1865) was an American stage actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, in Washington, D.
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Wikipedia Constance "Connie" Booth (born 31 January 1944) is an American writer and actress, known for appearances on British television and particularly for her portrayal of Polly Sherman in the popular 1970s television show Fawlty Towers, which she co-wrote with her then husband John Cleese.
Wikipedia Shirley Booth (August 30, 1898 ? October 16, 1992) was an American actress.
Wikipedia William Booth (10 April 1829 ? 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878-1912).
Wikipedia Edwin Thomas Booth (13 November 1833 ? 7 June 1893) was a famous 19th century American actor.
Wikipedia Junius Brutus Booth (May 1, 1796 ? November 30, 1852) was an English actor.
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Wikipedia Catherine Booth (17 January 1829 ? 4 October 1890) was the wife of the founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth.
Wikipedia John Rudolphus Booth (April 5, 1827 ? December 8, 1925) was a Canadian lumber and railway baron.
Wikipedia Anthony Clarke Booth VC (21 April 1846 ? 8 December 1899) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Wikipedia Stanley Booth (born 1942) is an American music journalist who was born in Waycross, Georgia.
Wikipedia George Booth V (born June 28, 1926) is a "New Yorker" cartoonist.
Wikipedia Emily Katherine Booth (born April 26, 1976), also known by her stage name Emily "Bouff" Bouffante, is an English actress and television presenter, in particular fronting shows on video gaming.
Wikipedia Joseph Booth (born 1851, Derby, England, to 1932) was an English Baptist missionary in British Central Africa (present-day Malawi).
Wikipedia Bramwell Booth, CH (March 8, 1856 ? June 16, 1929) was the 2nd General of The Salvation Army (1912-1929).
Wikipedia Evangeline Cory Booth (December 25, 1865 ? July 17, 1950) was the 4th General of the Salvation Army from 1934 to 1939.
Wikipedia Maud Elizabeth Charlesworth (September 13, 1865 ? August 26, 1948) later changed her name to Maud Ballington Booth, was an Salvation Army leader and co-founder of the Volunteers of America.
Wikipedia Calvin Lawrence Booth (born May 7, 1976 in Reynoldsburg, Ohio) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Timothy John Booth (born 4 February 1960) is an English singer, dancer, and actor best known as the lead singer from the band James.
Wikipedia James Booth (born David Geeves; 19 December 1927 - 11 August 2005) was an English film, stage and television actor and screenwriter.
Wikipedia Agnes Booth (1843?1910), born Marion Agnes Land Rookes, was an American actress and in-law of Junius Brutus Booth, John Wilkes Booth, and Edwin Booth.
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Wikipedia Joshua Booth (ca 1758-October 27 1813) was a soldier and political figure in Upper Canada.
Wikipedia Kristin Booth (born 28 August 1974) is a Canadian actress, born in Kitchener, Ontario.
Wikipedia Koka Booth is a former Mayor of Cary, North Carolina, a position in which he served for twelve years.
Wikipedia Andrew David "Andy" Booth (born 6 December 1973 in Huddersfield, England) is a retired professional footballer.
Wikipedia Scott Booth (born 16 December, 1971 in Aberdeen) is a former Scottish football player.
Wikipedia Keith Eugene Booth (born October 9, 1974 in) is an American basketball coach and former player.
Wikipedia Ballington Booth (July 28, 1857 ? October 5, 1940) was a Salvation Army Officer and a co-founder of Volunteers of America.
Wikipedia Samuel Booth (1775?1842), the father of William Booth, was born in Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, England.
Wikipedia Walter Booth (December 8, 1791 ? April 30, 1870) was a United States Representative from Connecticut.
Wikipedia Tommy Booth was an English footballer who was born in Middleton, Lancashire in 1949 and played in the centre of defence and in midfield, winning FA Cup, European Cup Winners' Cup and two League Cup winners medals.
Wikipedia Philip Edmund Booth (October 8, 1925? July 2, 2007) was an American poet and educator; he has been called "Maine's clearest poetic voice.
Wikipedia David Booth (born November 24 1984, in Detroit, Michigan) is an American professional ice hockey player in the National Hockey League for the Florida Panthers.
Wikipedia Arthur Booth (3 November 1902 at Featherstone, Yorkshire; died 17 August 1974 at Rochdale, Lancashire) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
Wikipedia Stephen Booth is an English crime-writer, born in 1952 in Burnley, Lancashire, UK.
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Wikipedia Amos Smith Booth (August 14, 1848 ? July 1, 1921) was a professional baseball player in the 1870s and 1880s.
Wikipedia Dame Margaret Myfanwy Wood Booth, DBE (born 11 September 1933) is a retired British judge.
Wikipedia Roy Booth, born at Marsden, West Yorkshire on October 1, 1926, was a first class cricketer who played for both Yorkshire and Worcestershire.
Wikipedia Hubert Cecil Booth (4 July 1871 ? 18 January 1955) was a British engineer who invented the first powered vacuum cleaner.
Wikipedia Mary Josephine Booth (1876-1965) headed the library at Eastern Illinois University for 41 years, from 1904-1945.
Wikipedia Keith Booth is a cricket writer and scorer.
Wikipedia Paul Antony Booth (born 5 September 1965) is an English first-class cricketer.
Wikipedia Melanie Booth (born in Burlington, Ontario) is a defender for the Canadian women's national soccer team.
Wikipedia Richard George William Pitt Booth, MBE (born September 12 1938 in Hay-on-Wye, Wales), is a Welsh bookseller, known for his contribution to the success of Hay-on-Wye as a centre for second-hand bookselling.
Wikipedia Billy Joe Booth (April 7, 1940 ? June 30, 1972) played professionally with the Ottawa Rough Riders in the Canadian Football League from 1962-1970.
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Wikipedia Ezra Booth (born 1792 in Connecticut) was a member in the early Latter Day Saint movement.
Wikipedia Charles Booth (15 August 1869 ? September 1898) was an English footballer who played for Wolverhampton Wanderers and Woolwich Arsenal.
Wikipedia A colorful member of Cranbrook's Founding family, James Scripps Booth combined his love of art and automotive engineering to create some of America's most unusual and innovative automobiles.
Wikipedia Mitch Booth (born January 4, 1963 in Sydney, Australia) is a Dutch sailor.
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Wikipedia Frank Booth (born 1890 in Fall River, Massachusetts; presumed deceased) was a U.
Wikipedia Jason Booth (born 7 February 1977) is a British professional boxer who has competed in the flyweight, super flyweight, bantamweight and super bantamweight divisions.
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Wikipedia Colin Booth (born 30 December 1934 in Middleton, Lancashire) is an English former professional footballer who won two league championship medals with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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Wikipedia Frank Stanley Booth (12 February 1907 ? 21 January 1980) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Lancashire between 1927 and 1937.
Wikipedia William Samuel (Bill) Booth (7 July 1920 - 18 February 1990) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Brighton & Hove Albion and Port Vale.
Wikipedia Robert "Bobby" Booth (20 December 1890 ? after 1925) was an English professional footballer who made nearly 200 appearances in the Football League playing for Blackpool, Birmingham, Southend United, Swansea Town, Merthyr Town and New Brighton.
Wikipedia Grenville Booth (born April 2 1925 - May 1990) is a former English footballer.
Wikipedia Pat Booth, Lady Lowe (died 11 May 2009) was a English model, photographer and author of romantic fiction.
Wikipedia Joseph "Joe" Booth (1873 ? 28 April 1958) was a Welsh-born rugby union forward who originally played club rugby for Pontymister and international rugby for Wales.
Wikipedia Clement Booth (born 11 May 1842 in Friskney, Lincolnshire; died 14 July 1926 at Hundleby Grange, Lincolnshire) was an English cricketer played first-class cricket between 1862 and 1886.