Butner Family History

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Butner Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, Old French boutonier, from bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’. Altered spelling of German Büttner (see Buettner).

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


Similar surnames: Butter, Butler, Botner, Cutler, Benner, Kutner, Gunner, Buttner

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Butner Family Origin

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Butner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farms

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Butner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butner. The most common Butner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Butner's were Farmers.

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Butner Historical Records

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Butner Life Expectancy

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