Last name: BUTTON

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BUTTON : This last name is indexed 92,432 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BUTTON : English:: 1: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of buttons from Old French bo(u)ton ‘knob lump’ specialized to mean ‘button’. Compare Butner.2: habitational name from Booton in Norfolk named with either the Old English personal name Bōta or the Old Norse personal name Bō + tūn ‘settlement’.

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