Buter Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; this surname is recorded in England in the 19th century, also spelled Boot(i)er, suggesting that it could be of French origin, perhaps a respelling of Boutier (or the variants Buthier or Buttier), from the Germanic personal name Bothari.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bueter, Butter, Luter, Bater, Butner, Gunter, Butler, Bitar, Kuter

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Buter Family Origin

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Buter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Bookkeeper

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Buter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Buter's were Farmers. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buter. A less common occupation for the Buter family was Keeping House.

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Buter Historical Records

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Buter Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Buter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Buter in 1963 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buter

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