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The surname Riuneen comes from the Irish O Ruanaidhin.

Riuneen Early Origins



The surname Riuneen was first found in Counties Leitrim and Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel.

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Riuneen Spelling Variations


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Riuneen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rooneen, O'Rooneen, Ruineen, Runian, Runion, Roonian and many more.

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Riuneen Early History


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Riuneen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riuneen research. Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Riuneen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Riuneen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Riuneen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Riuneen Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Runian, who landed in New Orleans in 1823; Patrick Roonien and his family, who arrived in Boston in 1847; Bridget Rooneen and Mary Rooneen, who immigrated to New York in 1850 and 1852.

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Riuneen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    2. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    3. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
    4. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Riuneen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riuneen 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.

    This page was last modified on 11 September 2013 at 16:15.

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