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Butler meaning and name origin

Butler \b(u)-tler, but-ler\ as a boy's 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 form: Buttler.

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Popularity of Butler

Butler is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#91 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Butler
Popularity of Butler