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Origins of the Buttrey surname

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About the Buttreys

We have a total number of 1036 records for people with the last name Buttrey.

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Where do most Buttreys live?

In 1921, most Buttreys lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Buttreys

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We have 945 records for the Buttrey surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Buttreys most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Buttrey first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Buttreys

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

Common Female occupations for Buttreys in 1921


General Servant


Assisting In The Business


House Keeper


Private Means


Common Male occupations for Buttreys in 1921
General Labourer








Farm Labourer


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