Butkus Family History

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Butkus Name Meaning

Lithuanian: from a personal name based on Lithuanian buti ‘to be’, ‘to exist’.

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


Similar surnames: Lutkus, Backus, Petkus, Wirkus, Vitkus, Barkus, Buter, Dittus, Brutus

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Butkus Family Origin

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Butkus Family Occupations

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Butkus Historical Records

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Butkus Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Butkus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Butkus in 1947 was 27, and 87 in 2004.

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