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Rutland Family History

Rutland Name Meaning
English: regional name from the former English county of this name, so named from the Old English byname Rota (from rot ‘cheerful’, ‘glad’) + land ‘land’, ‘territory’.

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

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44,857 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,030 Military Records
1,881 Immigration Records
34,519 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Rutland Families

  • Number of Rutland families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rutland families
     108 - 214
     37 - 107
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Rutland families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rutland census records

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Rutland Family Origin

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Rutland Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rutland

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Rutland Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rutland census records

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Rutland Civil War Service Records

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