Rutherford Family History
Rutherford Surname History
This page is a hub for a detailed history of the Rutherford family name, Rutherford etymology, and stories of people with the Rutherford name. Rutherford family history has a rich and complex origin whose details have been accumulated over the years by Rutherford family members. The Rutherford family name is an old heredity that has spread all across the world over time, and as the name Rutherford has spread, it has evolved making its history challenging to unearth.
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The evolution of Rutherford begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the earliest days of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was common for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Rutherford families emigrated between countries and languages, the Rutherford name may have changed with them. Rutherford families have moved across various regions all throughout history.
Rutherford country of origin
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The nationality of Rutherford can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Rutherford may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Meaning of the last name Rutherford
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The meaning of Rutherford come may come from a trade, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Many of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Rutherford originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".
- Edna Rutherford Boushelle 1890 - ?
- Jean De Douglas Rutherfurd 1344 - 1400
- Quintin Rutherford 1489 - ?
- Patrick Rutherford 1460 - 1540
- James Rutherford Morris 1827 - 1903
- Susie Rutherford 1870 - ?
- Catherine Rutherford Stewart 1488 - 1505
- Magdelina Helen Rutherford 1762 - 1840
- Catherine Lyle Rutherford 1440 - 1498
- Esther Rutherford 1909 - ?
- William C Rutherford
- Margaret Rutherford Wallace
- Archibald Rutherford
- Oren Conrad Rutherford
- William Rutherford Trowbridge 1633 - 1688
- George Rutherford 1428 - 1498
- Deborah Rutherford Hite
- Alice Rutherford
- Wm. G Rutherford
- John Rutherford
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Famous people named Rutherford
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Rutherford
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Rutherford. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Fun facts about the Rutherford family
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Rutherford spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Rutherford were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Rutherford. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Rutherford last name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Rutherford transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time.