Buttke Family History

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Buttke Name Meaning

German: probably of Slavic origin, perhaps from the personal name Budislav.

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

Similar surnames: Butzke, Wuttke, Buske, Mattke, Butt, Wutzke, Buttles, Bunce, Butter

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Buttke Family Origin

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Buttke Family Occupations

What did your Buttke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buttke. The most common Buttke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Buttke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Buttke family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coachman

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buttke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buttke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Buttke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buttke 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 238 immigration records available for the last name Buttke. 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 414 military records available for the last name Buttke. For the veterans among your Buttke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buttke Life Expectancy

What is the average Buttke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Buttke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Buttke in 1960 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buttke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buttke 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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