Submitted Surname Revision History

loadingDate    Editor    Name ID    Change Summary
9/8/2018, 5:57 PM Sofia 216060
8/10/2017, 6:00 PM Sofia 216060 merge 2 names
8/9/2017, 3:37 PM anonymous 268913 initial state of 268913
12/31/2015, 3:53 PM cutenose 216060 initial state of 216060

Name Butterfield
Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. BUT-ər-feeld
Edit Status Status2a. listed usages are verified

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