Buttery Family History
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Buttery Name Meaning
English: from Anglo-Norman French boterie ‘buttery’ (Late Latin botaria, a derivative of bota ‘cask’), hence a metonymic occupational name for the keeper of a buttery. The term originally denoted a store for liquor but soon came to mean a store for provisions in general.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press