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Bütner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The German state of Bavariais the ancestral home of the Bütner family. Hereditary surnames began to be used in Germany during the 12th century. Names like Bütner, that came from the name of the job done by their initial bearer, were very popular. Bütner is an occupational name for a cooper or a barrel maker. Further research revealed that the name is derived from the German word Bute, which means cask or wine barrel. In the Middle Ages, the Bütner family was responsible for making the barrels that held ale, beer and wines. In Bavaria, the Bütner family became renowned for its many branches and for the influential role it played in the social, economic and political development of the region.

Early Origins of the Bütner family


The surname Bütner was first found in Bavaria, where the name Buttner became noted for its many branches within the region where each house acquired a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. Over time, the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

Early History of the Bütner family


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Bütner Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Buttner, Butner, Buttnner, Butnner, Beuttner, Butener, Buttener, Buttnen, Buttnel, Buttnele, Butnen, Butnel, Butnele, Bottner, Boettner, Buettner, Botner, Boetner and many more.

Early Notables of the Bütner family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Bütner family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bütner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Christoph Butner, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • David Butner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1754 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Bütner (post 1700)


  • Cory Butner (b. 1981), American silver medalist bobsledder at the 2012 Bobsleigh World Cup
  • Samuel E. Butner, American politician, Mayor of Salem, North Carolina (1896-1901) and (1903-1907)
  • John W. Butner, American politician, Mayor of Chillicothe, Missouri (1881-1883)
  • Henry Wolfe Butner (1875-1937), United States Army general in World War I, eponym of Camp Butner near Durham, North Carolina and the USS General H. W. Butner (AP-113)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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