Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 14,588 people named Rutherford in the UK. That makes it the 695th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 231 are named Rutherford.
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Related and similar surnamesRetherford
The Rutherford surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.