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since 1880

Rutherford

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the cattle ford
  • #13271 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Rutherford in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 8 0 8
1881 6 0 6
1882 6 0 6
1883 5 0 5
1886 6 0 6
1897 7 0 7
1898 7 0 7
1905 9 0 9
1906 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1910 7 0 7
1911 7 0 7
1912 13 0 13
1913 13 0 13
1914 12 0 12
1915 19 0 19
1916 14 0 14
1917 21 0 21
1918 17 0 17
1919 16 0 16
1920 18 0 18
1921 25 0 25
1922 14 0 14
1923 13 0 13
1924 21 0 21
1925 14 0 14
1926 13 0 13
1927 13 0 13
1928 20 0 20
1929 7 0 7
1930 15 0 15
1931 11 0 11
1932 7 0 7
1933 11 0 11
1934 7 0 7
1935 14 0 14
1938 13 0 13
1939 6 0 6
1940 9 0 9
1941 12 0 12
1942 12 0 12
1944 8 0 8
1945 5 0 5
1946 9 0 9
1947 9 0 9
1948 7 0 7
1949 13 0 13
1950 7 0 7
1951 8 0 8
1952 6 0 6
1954 10 0 10
1955 8 0 8
1956 7 0 7
1957 6 0 6
1959 8 0 8
1961 5 0 5
1964 6 0 6
1965 5 0 5
1966 6 0 6
1970 6 0 6
1972 5 0 5
1977 7 0 7
1978 7 0 7
1990 7 0 7
2007 5 0 5
2012 5 0 5
2014 6 0 6

Want to know about the popularity of the Rutherford baby name? From 1880 to 2015, 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky 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.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Rutherford" mean? The list below shows the origins of Rutherford as well as things modernly associated with the name Rutherford such as celebrities named Rutherford.

Origin and Meaning of Rutherford

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

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Rutherford

Rutherford B Hayes
Rutherford Crossing
Rutherford Grill
Rutherford Institute
Rutherford Model
Rutherford Gold Foil Experiment
Rutherford Nj
Rutherford Pool
Rutherford County Schools Tn

Alternative Meanings

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

F is for finesse, an enviable trait.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

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

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Past life for Rutherford born Aug 29, 1960

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 Iran approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. 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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