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Butter Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to a bittern, perhaps in the booming quality of the voice, from Middle English, Old French butor ‘bittern’ (a word of obscure etymology). English and German: metonymic occupational name for a dairyman or seller of butter, from Old English butere ‘butter’, Middle High German buter. German: possibly a short form of any of the various compound names formed with Butter ‘butter’ (see 2).

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


Similar surnames: Hutter, Better, Nutter, Futter, Butters, Bueter, Sutter, Butler

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Butter Family Origin

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Butter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Farmer'S Son

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butter. The most common Butter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Butter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butter family was Farmer'S Son.

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