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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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Butterfield Family Origin

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Butterfield Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Butterfield occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Butterfield's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butterfield. A less common occupation for the Butterfield family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Butterfield | Data not to scale

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Butterfield Life Expectancy

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