Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsBüttner, Buettner, Bittner, Binder, Bittenbender, Boettcher, Schäffler, Schaeffler,
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Meaning & History
Occupational name for a cooper, from Middle High German büte(n) "cask", "(wine) barrel" + binder "binder" (agent derivative of binden "to bind").