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In ancient Anglo-Saxon England, the ancestors of the Renneck surname lived in the region of Renwick beside the Eden river in Cumberland. Renneck is a topographic surname, which was given to a person who resided near a physical feature such as a hill, stream, church, or type of tree. Habitation names form the other broad category of surnames that were derived from place-names. They were derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads. Other local names are derived from the names of houses, manors, estates, regions, and entire counties.

Early Origins of the Renneck family


The surname Renneck was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Early History of the Renneck family

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Early History of the Renneck family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Renneck research.
Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1688, 1662 and 1688 are included under the topic Early Renneck History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Renneck Spelling Variations

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Renneck Spelling Variations


It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Renneck are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Renneck include: Renwick, Rennick and others.

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Early Notables of the Renneck family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Renneck family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Renneck family to Ireland

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Migration of the Renneck family to Ireland


Some of the Renneck family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 63 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Renneck family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Renneck family to the New World and Oceana


Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Renneck or a variant listed above: Samuel Renick settled in Philadelphia in 1804; John Renwick was banished to New Jersey in 1685; Francis, James and William Renwick arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860..

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