Buttolph Family History
Buttolph Name Meaning
English (Norfolk): from the medieval personal name Botolph or Botolf (Old English bōt ‘advantage’ + wulf ‘wolf’). Saint Botolph (died 680) is said to have introduced the Benedictine rule into England and brought Christianity to East Anglia. Boston in Lincolnshire was named in Old English as Botulves stan ‘Saint Botolph's stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press