Rutten Family History

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Rutten Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the Germanic personal name Rutger (see Roger) or some other personal name formed with hrod ‘renown’. DEB Dutch (van Rutten): habitational name for someone from Rutten in the Belgian province of Limburg. DEB German (also Rütten): Westphalian and Rhenish topographic name from a field named aus den Ruthen; the element Ruthen is contained in numerous place names, for example Rüthen and Rütenbrock. It is most probably a variant of Reute ‘clearing’ (see Reuter). ExG***

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


Similar surnames: Ruetten, Rutzen, Botten, Ruther, Reiten, Luten, Lutgen, Rutter

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Rutten Family Origin

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Rutten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Brick Layer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Rutten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Rutten's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutten. A less common occupation for the Rutten family was Carpenter.

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Rutten Life Expectancy

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