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Butterly Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Butterley, in Derbyshire and Herefordshire, or from Butterleigh in Devon. All are named with Old English butere ‘butter’ + leah ‘pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Betterley, Butter, Byerly, Butters, Buttery, Easterly, Battersby

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Butterly Family Origin

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Butterly Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Engineer

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Butterly family was Keeping House. Laborer, Engineer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butterly. The most common Butterly occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Butterly's were Laborers.

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Butterly Historical Records

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Butterly Life Expectancy

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