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Carruthers Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Ecclefechan in Dumfries, locally pronounced ‘kridders’. The name is first recorded in 1334 in the form Carrothres, and then more clearly in c.1350 as Caer Ruther, and derives from British caer ‘fort’ + a personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Carrera, Gathers, Caruthers, Carrithers, Carrothers, Cruthers

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Carruthers Family Origin

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Carruthers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • School

    5%
  • Farmer'S Son

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Carruthers occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Carruthers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carruthers family was Blacksmith. Farmer, School and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carruthers.

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