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Butman Name Meaning

North German (Butmann): from Middle Low German butenman ‘stranger’, ‘foreigner’ (from buten ‘outside’ + man ‘man’). North German (But(t)mann): perhaps an occupational name for a fish seller (see Butt 5). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bultman, Outman, Putman, Buxman, Gutman, Rutman, Budman, Hutman

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Butman Family Origin

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Butman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butman. A less common occupation for the Butman family was Laborer. The most common Butman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Butman's were Farmers.

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Butman Historical Records

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Butman Life Expectancy

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