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Buttrick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Butterwick, for example in County Durham, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, and North Lincolnshire. The place name is from Old English butere ‘butter’ + wic ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Butrick, Bulick, Bathrick, Brick, Burack, Westrick, Trick, Burich

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Where is the Buttrick family from?

You can see how Buttrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buttrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Buttrick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Buttrick families living in Massachusetts. This was about 81% of all the recorded Buttrick's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Buttrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Buttrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Buttrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Buttrick. 22% of Buttrick men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Buttrick women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buttrick were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    22%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Manager
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    34%
  • Saleswoman
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 809 immigration records available for the last name Buttrick. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Buttrick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Buttrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Buttrick in 1952 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

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