Type Surname (from location)
Pronounced Pron. cah-ruh-thers [key]
Other Forms FormsCarothers, Carouthers, Carrothers, Carruther, Carruthirs
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Meaning & History
This old Scottish surname was first used by Strathclyde-Briton people. The Carruthers family in the land of Carruthers in the parish of Middlebie, Dumfriesshire. In that are it is pronounced 'Cridders'.21,543 people have this surname, and is most prevalent in the United States.