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Rutledge Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. If it is a habitational name, the location and etymology of the place from which it derives are obscure. Routledge, the more common form in the British Isles, is found mainly on the English-Scottish borders. The place in Cumbria, now called Routledge Burn, seems to have received its name in the 16th century from a member of the family rather than vice versa.

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


Similar surnames: Whitledge, Routledge, Rudge, Rutten, Lodge, Arledge, Elledge, Ledger

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Rutledge Family Origin

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Rutledge Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Mariner

    3%
  • Bargeman

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rutledge family was Bargeman. The most common Rutledge occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Rutledge's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutledge.

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