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Origins Available: Borderlands, Scottish


The name Ruddeforthe comes from the proud Boernician clans of the Scottish-English border region. The Ruddeforthe family lived in the Parish of Maxton, where Rutherford was a town, near Roxburghshire. The place name Rutherford is derived from the Old English words "hryder" meaning "cattle" and "ford," which is "a shallow part of a river."

Early Origins of the Ruddeforthe family


The surname Ruddeforthe was first found in the Parish of Maxton, town of Rutherford, county Roxburghshire. The first bearers of Ruddeforthe on record were two knights: Gregory and Nicholas de Rutherford.

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Early History of the Ruddeforthe family

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Early History of the Ruddeforthe family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ruddeforthe research.
Another 533 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1200, 1215, 1249, 1285, 1296, 1361, 1411, 1413, 1451, 1493, 1448, 1580, 1664, 1st , 1600 and 1661 are included under the topic Early Ruddeforthe History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ruddeforthe Spelling Variations

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Ruddeforthe Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rutherford, Rutterford, Rudderford, Rudford and others.

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Early Notables of the Ruddeforthe family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Ruddeforthe family (pre 1700)


Notable amongst the family name during their early history was Andrew Rutherford (d. 1664), Scottish soldier of fortune, created 1st and only Earl of Teviot by Charles...
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Migration of the Ruddeforthe family to Ireland

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Migration of the Ruddeforthe family to Ireland


Some of the Ruddeforthe family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Ruddeforthe family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Ruddeforthe family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James and George Rutherford settled in Virginia in 1716; Charles and John Rutherford settled in Boston in 1774; Adam, Alan, James, John, Joseph, Robert, Sarah, William Rutherford all arrived in Philadelphia between 1800 and 1870..

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The Ruddeforthe Motto

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The Ruddeforthe Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nec sorte, nec fato
Motto Translation: Neither by chance nor destiny.


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