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Where did the French Runnels family come from? What is the French Runnels family crest and coat of arms? When did the Runnels family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Runnels family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rond, Ronde, Lerond, Lerondel, Roneau, Rondel, Lerondeau, Rondeau, Rondelet, Rondelleux, Rondelot, Rondet, Rondot, Rondou, Rondier, Rundle, Runnall, Redonet, Redonin and many more.
First found in Normandy (French: Normandie), the former Duchy of Normandy, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Calvados and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.They were shown as nobility of the Norman by the Duchesne rolls during the Conquest. William Rundel of Oxfordshire after Hastings had several domains held to 1150 and also held in Normandy.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Runnels research. Another 95 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Runnels History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Runnels Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Runnels Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Runnels Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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