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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. cah-ruh-thers
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Other Forms FormsCarothers, Carouthers, Carrothers, Carruther, Carruthirs

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.
Added 11/22/2016 by jjjacobo121901
Edited 3/3/2020 by Mike C