What does Butler mean?
Butler [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.Creative forms:
(male) Bedler, Butber, ..
(female) Butber, Butley, .. Middle name pairings:
Butler Witten (B.W.), ..
How 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. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name statistics of Butler for boys. Butler reached its highest position of #673 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adler, Altaer, Arther▼, Bailee, Bailer, Bailor, Baker, Balfer, Barker, Bartley, Baxlea (see Baxley), Baxter, Baylen, Bayler, Baylor▲, Beamer, Becher, Becker, Beiler, Bentlee▲, Berle, Bethel, Betuel, Birley, Booker▼, Boslee (see Bosley), Bosley, Bouvier, Briley, Broder, Buckey, Buddey, Buel, Buell, Bueller, Buhl, Buhler, Burges, Burke, Burl▼, Burle, Burley, Burlie, Burlin, Burnet, Burney, Busbee, Buster▼, Butch, Butcher, Byrley, Cutler, Cuyler, Fuller, Gunter, Gunther, Lother, Luther▼, Mather, Mueller, Muller, Muneer, Myller (see Miller), Nagler, Potter, Ritter, Rutger, Rutley, Sadler, Skuyler, Tayler, Tucker▲, Uther, Waller and Wyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Butler.See names in meaning and etymology.