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Butcher Family History

Butcher Name Meaning
English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher (Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

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

1,647,076 Historical Documents with Butcher on Ancestry.com
467,015 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
28,974 Military Records
25,732 Immigration Records
376,546 Census and Voter Lists
748,809 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Butcher Families

  • Number of Butcher families
     139 - 276
     47 - 138
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Butcher families
     1,091 - 2,180
     364 - 1,090
     1 - 363
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Butcher families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Butcher census records

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Butcher Family Origin

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Butcher Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Butcher

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Butcher Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Butcher census records

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Butcher Civil War Service Records

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