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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Rutherford

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the cattle ford
  • #13023 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880808
1881606
1882606
1883505
1886606
1897707
1898707
1905909
1906606
1909505
1910707
1911707
191213013
191313013
191412012
191519019
191614014
191721021
191817017
191916016
192018018
192125025
192214014
192313013
192421021
192514014
192613013
192713013
192820020
1929707
193015015
193111011
1932707
193311011
1934707
193514014
193813013
1939606
1940909
194112012
194212012
1944808
1945505
1946909
1947909
1948707
194913013
1950707
1951808
1952606
195410010
1955808
1956707
1957606
1959808
1961505
1964606
1965505
1966606
1970606
1972505
1977707
1978707
1990707
2007505
2012505
2014606

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 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rutherford" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1919. Across the entire United States a total of only 16 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

U is for useful, always to others.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

F is for fun, your zest for life!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

R is for rational, the way you think.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Celebrities named Rutherford

Rutherford Hayes

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

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Past life for Rutherford born Jan 25, 2011

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 925. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

Name poster for Rutherford

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