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pinWhat does Butler mean?

Butler /but-ler/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Butler is "bottle bearer".

Occupational name. Originally the household servant in charge of wines and liquors. Nicholas Murray Butler was an influential president of Columbia University in the early 20th century.


Butler has 1 variant: Buttler.

Kreatif forms: Bootler, Bytler. [more]

pinHow popular is Butler?

Butler is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#98 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Butler for boys. Butler reached its highest position of #670 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Butler name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Butler outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Buhler and Cutler. Like Butler, these names are not commonly used.