Buttolph Family History

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Buttolph Name Meaning

English (mainly Norfolk): from the medieval personal name Botolph or Botolf. St. Botolph (d. 680) is said to have introduced the Benedictine rule into England and brought Christianity to East Anglia. Boston in Lincolnshire was named in Old English as Botulves stan ‘St. Botolph’s stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Buxton, Buttrick, Buttles, Burton, Bottomley, Butterly, Buttler

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Buttolph Family Origin

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Buttolph Family Occupations

What did your Buttolph ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Buttolph family was Railway Platelayer. The most common Buttolph occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 43% of Buttolph's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Aug Laborer and Farm Of 901 Acres Employing 5 Men And 1 Boy were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buttolph.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    43%
  • Aug Laborer

    14%
  • Farm Of 901 Acres Employing 5 Men And 1 Boy

    14%
  • Railway Platelayer

    14%

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Buttolph Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Buttolph Life Expectancy

What is the average Buttolph lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Buttolph life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Buttolph in 1958 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buttolph

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