Rutgers

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dutch patronymic surname from the given name Rutger, the same as Roger and Rodgarus.

Proper noun[edit]

Rutgers

  1. An American surname​.

References[edit]

  • Rutgers Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning (as of 2005-02-25) which in turn cites:
    • William Arthur M.A. (1857). An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import, Sheldon, Blake & Co., New York NY