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