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Butcher Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher (Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

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


Similar surnames: Boucher, Bucher, Buscher, Witcher, Letcher, Hatcher, Butner, Bither

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Butcher Family Origin

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Butcher Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Butcher family was Carpenter. The most common Butcher occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Butcher's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butcher.

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Butcher Historical Records

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Butcher Life Expectancy

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