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Origins of the Butlar surname

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About the Butlars

We have a total number of 517 records for people with the last name Butlar.

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Where do most Butlars live?

In 1921, most Butlars lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Butlars

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 385 records for the Butlar surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Butlars most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Butlars.

What are the most common Butlar first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Butlars

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Butlars in 1921
At Home


Household Duties




Cotton Operative


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Butlars in 1921




Stone Delver


Agricultural Laborer


At School


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