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Type Surname (from nickname & from given name)
Other Forms FormsRutt

Meaning & History

English: from Middle English reuthe ‘pity’ (a derivative of rewen to pity, Old English hreowan) nickname for a charitable person or for a pitiable one. Not related to the given name in this case.

Swiss German: from a short form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with hrod ‘renown’ (see Rode).

Surname is most common in Pennsylvania in the US.
Added 6/23/2017 by TanorFaux