Carruthers Family History
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Carruthers Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place near Ecclefechan in Dumfries, locally pronounced ‘kridders’. The name is first recorded in 1334 in the form Carrothres, and then more clearly in c.1350 as Caer Ruther, and derives from British caer ‘fort’ + a personal name.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Carrera, Gathers, Caruthers, Carrithers, Carrothers, Cruthers