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The Anglo-Saxon name Butterwick comes from the family having resided in Butterwick, a place-name found in various locations throughout England. There is a Butterwick in Durham, where it was recorded in 1131 as Boterwyk; Lincolnshire, where in the Domesday Book of 1086 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
it was the site of two churches on lands held by Guy de Craon; in North Yorkshire, where there are two villages called Butterwick; and in Humber, where there are found East and West Butterwick. Butterwick means dairy farm where butter is made.

Butterwick Early Origins



The surname Butterwick was first found in Lincolnshire, where Butterwick is a village that dates back to the Domesday Book where it was listed there as Boterwyk and Butrvic.[1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
East and West Butterwick are parishes and villages in the same shire and were listed as Butreuuic at that time. There are two villages named Butterwick in North Yorkshire. Both are listed in the Domesday Book and were listed as Butruic.

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Butterwick Spelling Variations


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Butterwick Spelling Variations



Butterwick has been spelled many different ways, including Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Butterick, Buttrick, Butterwick, Boterwyk, Buterwyk, Butterwyk and many more.

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Butterwick Early History


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Butterwick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Butterwick research. Another 489 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1262, 1327, 1379, 1500, 1700, and 1755 are included under the topic Early Butterwick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Butterwick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Butterwick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Butterwick Notables 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



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Butterwicks to arrive on North American shores:

Butterwick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Butterwick, aged 17, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1741

Butterwick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Butterwick, aged 28, who settled in America, in 1892

Butterwick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Clara Butterwick, aged 29, who landed in America, in 1902
  • Edith Butterwick, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States, in 1902
  • Richard Butterwick, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1918

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Contemporary Notables of the name Butterwick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Butterwick (post 1700)



  • Richard Butterwick, English author of "Poland's Last King and English Culture: Stanislaw August Poniatowski, 1732-1798"
  • Cameron Butterwick, British actor
  • Shauna Butterwick, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)

Other References

  1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  2. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
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The Butterwick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Butterwick 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.

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