Rutherford

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

The name Rutherford is a boy's name of English origin meaning "cattle ford". Rutherford and is often added to user-created lists like Names with a "th" sound and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents - Sibsets Version".

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Famous People Named Rutherford

Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661), hymnist, Presbyterian pastor
Rutherford Birchard Hayes, 19th U.S. president
Joseph Franklin Rutherford, played a primary role in the organization and doctrinal development of Jehovah's Witnesses

Pop Culture References for the name Rutherford

Matthew Rutherford, Better known as Matt from season 1 of Glee
Cullen Rutherford, character in the "Dragon Age" video game series