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BUTTON, BOTTEN: Occupational Name, Old French boton 'button',

*Metonymic for botonier, butner 'a maker of buttons'. 13th cent.

BUTTON Births 1960 ~ 1990

BUTTON Births 1840 ~ 1959


BUTTON Benjamin ~ Timeline/Personal Profile

BUTTON Kenneth Arthur, In Memory of

*METONYMIC: A word used in a transferred sense, often found in

occupational surnames where the word for an object is used to

describe the maker of it: for example, Button for a maker of buttons.

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