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Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BUT-ər-feeld  [key]

Meaning & History

Topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture for cattle or at a dairy farm, or a habitational name from a place named Butterfield (for example in West Yorkshire), from Old English butere ‘butter’ + feld ‘open country’.
Added 12/31/2015 by cutenose
Edited 9/8/2018 by Sofia and cutenose