Rutledge Family History
Rutledge Name Meaning
English and Scottish: most probably a habitational name from Routledge Burn (Cumberland) whose name may mean ‘loud stream’ although it is possible that the stream takes its name from the surname in which case the surname is probably from a lost or unidentified place. Routledge the more common form in the British Isles is found mainly on the English-Scottish borders.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press