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

Similar surnames: Butters, Butter, Butler, Hutter, Nutter, Butner, Sutter, Better

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Buttery Family Origin

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Buttery Family Occupations

What did your Buttery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buttery family was Keeping House. The most common Buttery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Buttery's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buttery.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Buttery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Buttery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buttery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Buttery. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Buttery. For the veterans among your Buttery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buttery Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Buttery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Buttery in 1960 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buttery 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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