Buteau Family History

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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

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  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Physician

    17%

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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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