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The name Boutellier is rooted in the Old French translation a "bouteiller," a name for someone who was in charge of the wine cellar. This person was generally the head of the servants, the administrator of the estates, and held considerable power.

Boutellier Early Origins



The surname Boutellier was first found in Normandy where they held a family seat as Seigniors of Wemme. Their ancient title was Butler (Bouteillier) to the Counts of Meulent (Robert de Beaumont about 1066,) the actual family name being Pincerna. This title was then adopted as a surname.

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Boutellier Spelling Variations


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Boutellier Spelling Variations



Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Bouteiller, Boutteillier, Bouthellier, Bouteillier, LeBoutillier, LeBouteillier, Boutillier, LeBoutillier, Boutouiller, Botelers, de Buitlier, LeBoutellier, Boutellier and many more.

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Boutellier Early History


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Boutellier Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boutellier research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1066, 1086, 1130, 1650, 1715, 1670, 1663 and 1696 are included under the topic Early Boutellier History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boutellier Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boutellier Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 43 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boutellier Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boutellier In Ireland


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Boutellier In Ireland



Some of the Boutellier family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 57 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boutellier Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Catherine Boutellier, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Elisabeth Boutellier, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • George Boutellier, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Jaque Boutellier, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Jean Boutellier, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boutellier (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boutellier (post 1700)



  • W. H. Boutellier, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Middletown, 1912

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Boutellier Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boutellier Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 29 January 2016 at 09:40.

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