Buttrey Family History

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Buttrey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Buttery.

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

Similar surnames: Buttry, Buttler, Uttley, Battey, Autrey, Butte, Burry, Wattley

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Buttrey Family Origin

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Buttrey Family Occupations

What did your Buttrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Buttrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Buttrey's were Farmers. Farmer, Labor and Nursing were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buttrey. A less common occupation for the Buttrey family was Painter.

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  • Farmer

  • Labor

  • Nursing

  • Painter


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

Buttrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buttrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buttrey 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Buttrey. 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 734 military records available for the last name Buttrey. For the veterans among your Buttrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buttrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Buttrey lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Buttrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Buttrey in 1956 was 55, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buttrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buttrey 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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