Continuing my exploration of surname origins in Andrew’s Kindred.
Based on: Reaney, P H, (ed. Wilson, R M), 1997, Oxford Dictionary of English Surnames, 3rd ed., OUP, Oxford, unless otherwise stated.
Earliest in Andrew’s Kindred: William Rathbone, born about 1793, Coventry, Warwickshire. Continue reading “R is for …”