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Butch Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Butch is of American origin.

The meaning of Butch is "manly".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "butcher".


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 boys given the name.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Butch Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Butch has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Butch to other names.


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Related Names

Butch is a diminutive (nickname) of Butcher.

Other Tidbits

Butch falls into the occupational name category.

Name Fun

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.