Last name: BUTTERY

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BUTTERY : This last name is indexed 13,770 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BUTTERY : English:: 1: from Anglo-Norman French boterie ‘buttery’ (from Late Latin botaria a derivative of bota ‘cask’) hence a metonymic occupational name for the keeper of a buttery. The term originally denoted a store for liquor but soon came to mean a store for provisions in general.2: habitational name from Buttery (Shropshire).

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