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Butcher (surname)

Butcher is a common family name in England but it may have French origins. It was originally an occupational surname used to identify a person who worked as a butcher. The name derived from the Old English word boucher or the Old French word bouchier. Residents of the French area of Boursières, or their descendants, may have also adopted the surname Butcher.[1]

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Several characters from the soap opera EastEnders have the surname Butcher.

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