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Type Surname (from occupation)
Other Forms FormsButtkereit, Butkerait, Butkeraitis

Meaning & History

Derived from Prussian-Lithuanian butkėrė (Standard Lithuanian butkėrė), a Balticized form of German Böttcher "cooper, barrel maker" combined with the East Prussian German patronymic suffix -eit.
Added 6/30/2021 by anonymous
Edited 3/11/2022 by Frollein Gladys and Beautiful Victory