Buter Family History

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Buter Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; this surname is recorded in England in the 19th century, also spelled Boot(i)er, suggesting that it could be of French origin, perhaps a respelling of Boutier (or the variants Buthier or Buttier), from the Germanic personal name Bothari.

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


Similar surnames: Bueter, Butter, Luter, Bater, Butner, Gunter, Butler, Bitar, Kuter

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Buter Family Origin

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Buter Family Occupations

What did your Buter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buter family was Keeping House. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buter. The most common Buter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Buter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Bookkeeper

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Buter. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buter. For the veterans among your Buter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buter Life Expectancy

What is the average Buter lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Buter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Buter in 1963 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buter ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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