Rutledge Family History
Rutledge Name Meaning
English: of uncertain origin. If it is a habitational name, thenlocation and etymology of the place from which it derives arenobscure. Routledge, the more common form in the British Isles, isnfound mainly on the English-Scottish borders. The place in Cumbria, nowncalled Routledge Burn, seems to have received its name in the 16thncentury from a member of the family rather than vice versa.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press