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Type Surname (from location)
Other Forms FormsRothman, Rutmann, Ruthmann
Meaning & History
1. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a variant of ROTHMAN
2. Variant and altered spelling of German RUTMANN
, a habitational name for someone from Ruthe in Lower Saxony or Rutha in Thuringia.
This surname occurs more commonly in Pennsylvania and New York.