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Ruther Name Meaning

German (also Rüther): habitational name for someone from Rüth or Rüthen in Westphalia. exg*** German: variant of Reuter, although in some cases Ruther and Ruter may represent dialect variants of Dutch Ruiter. EG Dutch: variant of Rutter 3.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rather, Rutter, Ruter, Ruether, Rusher, Kucher, Reuther, Rother

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Ruther Family Origin

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Ruther Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Carman

    8%
  • Confectioner & Registry Office Keeper

    8%
  • Fisherman

    8%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carman and Confectioner & Registry Office Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ruther. A less common occupation for the Ruther family was Fisherman. The most common Ruther occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Ruther's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Ruther Historical Records

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Ruther Life Expectancy

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