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Buttolph Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): from the medieval personal name Botolph or Botolf. St. Botolph (d. 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 ‘St. Botolph’s stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Buxton, Buttrick, Buttles, Burton, Bottomley, Butterly, Buttler

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Buttolph Family Origin

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Buttolph Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    9%
  • At Home

    3%
  • Banker

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Buttolph occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Buttolph's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buttolph. A less common occupation for the Buttolph family was Banker.

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