Butte Family History

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Butte Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant spelling of Butt.

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


Similar surnames: Bute, Butt, Bunte, Batte, Butter, Bunts, Butts, Buttler, Busse

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Butte Family Origin

Where is the Butte family from?

Butte Family Occupations

What did your Butte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butte. The most common Butte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Butte's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butte family was Brewer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Beer Saloon

    6%
  • Brewer

    6%

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

Butte Historical Records

What Butte family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Butte

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Butte. 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 Butte. For the veterans among your Butte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Butte Life Expectancy

What is the average Butte lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Butte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Butte in 1962 was 42, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Butte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Butte 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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