Butson Family History

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Butson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Butt 2.

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


Similar surnames: Batson, Bulson, Burson, Hutson, Betson, Dutson, Judson, Watson

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Butson Family Origin

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Butson Family Occupations

What did your Butson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Butson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Labourer and Tin Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butson. The most common Butson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Butson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Tin Miner

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Butson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Butson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Butson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Butson 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 Butson. 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 Butson. For the veterans among your Butson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Butson Life Expectancy

What is the average Butson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Butson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Butson in 1963 was 80, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Butson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Butson 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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