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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

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Button Family Origin

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Button Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Hotel Keeper

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • School

    7%

In 1881, the most common Button occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Button's were Farmers. Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Button. A less common occupation for the Button family was School.

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Button Historical Records

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Button Life Expectancy

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