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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


Similar surnames: Boucher, Bucher, Buscher, Witcher, Letcher, Hatcher, Butner, Bither

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Butcher Family Origin

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Butcher Family Occupations

What did your Butcher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butcher. The most common Butcher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Butcher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butcher family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Butcher Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Butcher ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Butcher Life Expectancy

What is the average Butcher lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Butcher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Butcher in 1940 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

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