Buttles Family History

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Buttles Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Bottle, from the medieval personal name Bottyll, of Scandinavian origin.

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

Similar surnames: Buttler, Battles, Butler, Buttke, Tuttle, Butters, Butter, Battle

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Buttles Family Origin

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Buttles Family Occupations

What did your Buttles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Buttles family was Keeps House. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buttles. The most common Buttles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Buttles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeps House


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Buttles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Buttles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buttles 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 284 immigration records available for the last name Buttles. 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 440 military records available for the last name Buttles. For the veterans among your Buttles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buttles Life Expectancy

What is the average Buttles lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Buttles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Buttles in 1958 was 62, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buttles

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