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Origin and popularity of the name CARRUTHERS

Origin

Carruthers : Scottish: habitational name from a place near Ecclefechan in Dumfries locally pronounced ‘kridders’. The name is early recorded as Carrothres or Caer Ruther and derives from British caer ‘fort’ + a personal name.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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