Origins of the Butland surname

About the Butlands

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    OrkneyShetlandHighlandsWestern IslesGrampianTaysideCentralStrathclydeFifeLothianBordersDumfriesNorth East 15North West 16Isle of ManYorkshire 30East Midlands 3West Midlands 9East 14London 57South East 34South West 147South Wales 22Mid WalesWest WalesNorth Wales 1Republic of IrelandNorthern Ireland

    In 1921, most Butlands lived in south-west

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    Interesting facts about Butland

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    What are the most common Butland first names?

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    Common jobs for Butlands

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    Commmon female occupations for Butlands in 1921

    Dressmaker

    17

    Living On Own Means

    14

    Domestic Servant

    12

    Housemaid Domestic

    12

    General Servant Domestic

    10

    Commmon male occupations for Butlands in 1921

    Carpenter

    32

    Farmer

    15

    Shipwright

    14

    General Labourer

    12

    Mason

    11

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