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Butterfield Family History

Butterfield Name Meaning
English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture for cattle or at a dairy farm, or a habitational name from a place named Butterfield (for example in West Yorkshire), from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

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187,474 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
15,201 Military Records
11,942 Immigration Records
147,275 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Butterfield Families

  • Number of Butterfield families
     92 - 181
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Butterfield families
     1,130 - 2,258
     377 - 1,129
     1 - 376
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Butterfield families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Butterfield Family Origin

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Butterfield Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Butterfield

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Butterfield Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Butterfield census records

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Butterfield Civil War Service Records

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