Butzen Family History

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Butzen Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from a place so named in Brandenburg or from a shortened form of any of several compound names with Butzen. in Swabia possibly a topographic name from Middle High German bütze ‘well’, ‘puddle’ (from Latin puteus), with -en indicating the oblique case (bi dem butzen).

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

Similar surnames: Betzen, Butz, Rutten, Rutzen, Putzer, Buren, Butter, Butzer, Bitzer

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Butzen Family Origin

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Butzen Family Occupations

What did your Butzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Butzen occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Butzen's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Butzen family was Iron Foundry. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Butzen.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Iron Foundry


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

Butzen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Butzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Butzen 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 129 immigration records available for the last name Butzen. 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 159 military records available for the last name Butzen. For the veterans among your Butzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Butzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Butzen lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Butzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Butzen in 1958 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Butzen 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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