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Butter Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with some fancied resemblance to a bittern, perhaps in the booming quality of the voice, from Middle English, Old French butor ‘bittern’ (a word of obscure etymology). English and German: metonymic occupational name for a dairyman or seller of butter, from Old English butere ‘butter’, Middle High German buter. German: possibly a short form of any of the various compound names formed with Butter ‘butter’ (see 2).

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

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Butter Family Origin

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Butter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Butter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Butter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butter family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butter.

Source: Census data for Butter | Data not to scale

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Butter Life Expectancy

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Famous Butter Family

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