Butler


Butler households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Butler Very numerous: all provences, especially Dublin, Ossory & South East. Ir. de Búitléir. One of the great Anglo-Norman families, associated with Ormond & Kilkenny. They did not become gaelicised in the manner of the Burkes and the FitzGeralds. IF, SI & SGG.
de Buitléir rare: Dublin etc. Ir.Lang. See Butler.
de Buitléir Butler: an-líonmhar: Osraí & Oir-Dheisceart go speisialta. I 1171 cheap Annraoi a Dó, Rí Shasana, Theobald Fitz Walter mar Phríomh-Bhuitléir ar Éirinn. D'áitíodar Caisleán Chill Chainnigh go dtí le déanaí. Dar ndó, is sloinne coitianta i Sasana é agus ní call gur shíolraigh gach aon Bhuitléireach ó Fitz Walter. IF &MIF.

    Maps

  • Butler in 1659.
  • Butler births mapped 1864-1913
  • Butler 1901 census map
  • Butler 1911 census map
  • Butler Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname


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