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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsBüttner, Buettner, Bittner, Binder, Bittenbinder, Bittenbender, Boettcher, Schaeffler,

Meaning & History

Occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Middle High German scheffel "bushel".
Added 8/16/2014 by Fanny
Edited 8/17/2014 by Fanny