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Buteau Name Meaning

Most probably an altered form of French Buteux, a nickname for someone who was in the habit of pushing or hitting, also an occupational name for someone whose job was to unload goods or cargo, from Old French bouteor. alternatively it could be an altered form of Butaud, from the personal name Botwald, composed of the Germanic elements bod(o) ‘messenger’ + waldan ‘ruler’. This name is found chiefly in New England.

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


Similar surnames: Bean, Bitar, Bureau, Butta, Buter, Beau, Putman, Berteau, Barbeau

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Buteau Family Origin

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Buteau Family Occupations

What did your Buteau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dry Goods Merchant, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buteau. The most common Buteau occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Merchant. 17% of Buteau's were Dry Goods Merchants. A less common occupation for the Buteau family was Physician.

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Physician

    17%

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Buteau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buteau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buteau 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Buteau. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Buteau Life Expectancy

What is the average Buteau lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Buteau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Buteau in 1959 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buteau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buteau 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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