What does Butler mean?
Butler \b(u)-tler, but-ler\ 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.
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. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)