Button Family History
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Button Name Meaning
English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons, from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob’, ‘lump’, specialized to mean ‘button’. Compare Butner.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Mutton, Hutton, Bufton, Sutton, Lutton, Bitton, Buxton, Burton