Butz Name Meaning

(mainly Switzerland) from a derivative of Butzo, a pet form of the personal name Burkhard (see Burkhart). (Bütz(e)): topographic name for someone who lived near a well, from Middle High German bütze ‘well’, ‘puddle’ (from Latin puteus). South German: nickname from Middle High German butze denoting something small: an apple core, a small piece of something left over, a small person, a poltergeist.

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


Similar surnames: Butt, Putz, Bitz, Mutz, Bautz, Kutz, Rutz, Lutz, Utz, Betz

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Butz Family Origin

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Butz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butz. The most common Butz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Butz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Butz family was Carpenter.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Butz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Butz in 1948 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Butz

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