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Rutledge Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. If it is a habitational name, the location and etymology of the place from which it derives are obscure. Routledge, the more common form in the British Isles, is found mainly on the English-Scottish borders. The place in Cumbria, now called Routledge Burn, seems to have received its name in the 16th century from a member of the family rather than vice versa.

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


Similar surnames: Whitledge, Routledge, Rudge, Rutten, Lodge, Arledge, Elledge, Ledger

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Rutledge Family Origin

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Rutledge Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rutledge family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rutledge. The most common Rutledge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Rutledge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

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Rutledge Historical Records

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Rutledge Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Rutledge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rutledge in 1940 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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