Gender: Male Meaning of Rutherford: "cattle ford" Origin of Rutherford: English

Rutherford Origin and Meaning

The name Rutherford is a boy's name of English origin meaning "cattle ford".

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ParanoidAndroid Says:


Stuffy indeed. Presidential? Choose something else. Although “Ford” could pass as a nickname.

Fun Fact: Alice in Chains’ lead vocalist Layne Staley was born Layne Rutherford Staley. He hated being addressed as Rutherford so much that he legally changed his middle name to “Thomas”.