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Early Origins of the Ronney family

The surname Ronney was 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.

Early History of the Ronney family

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Ronney Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Ronny, Ronne, Ronnay, Ronn, Ronnes, Ronns, Ronnys, Ronnies, Ronnes, Rons, Ronney and many more.

Early Notables of the Ronney family

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United States Ronney migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Ronney Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Ronney, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1866 [1]

Australia Ronney migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Ronney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. James Ronney, English convict who was convicted in Preston, Lancashire, England for 10 years for stealing, transported aboard the "Barossa" on 27th August 1841, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Ronney (post 1700) +

  • Ronney Pettersson (1940-2022), Swedish footballer who played as a goalkeeper (1957-1977)
  • Ronney Reynolds, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Austin, Texas, 1997 [3]


  1. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 24th September 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/barossa
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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