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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #13023 most popular

What does the name "Rutherford" mean?

Rutherford (English): From the cattle ford

The name "Rutherford" is of English origin and it means "From the cattle ford". It's a name commonly given to boys.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

U is for understanding, you show for others.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

H is for hand, that you always give.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for realist, the way you are.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Your name in reverse order is "Drofrehtur". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rtrhdreofu". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Rutherford" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Rutherford? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 660 babies born with the name Rutherford in the United States. That's more than enough Rutherfords to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rutherford" was in 1921 with a total of 25 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rutherford" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of only 25 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Rutherford popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Rutherford in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Rutherford

Rutherford Hayes

Rutherford Hayes is an officeholder. Rutherford was born in 1822 as Rutherford Birchard Hayes in Delaware, Ohio, U.S.


Past life for Rutherford born Jan 23, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Hungary approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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