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Origin and popularity of the name BUTNER


Butner : 1: English (Durham): occupational name of Norman origin from Old French botonier ‘button maker’ from bo(u)ton ‘knob lump’ specialized to mean ‘button’.2: In some cases also German (mainly Bütner): very rare variant of Büttner (see Buettner) and in North America probably also an altered form of this.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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