Ronsin History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Ronsin family
The surname Ronsin was first found in Oxfordshire
where they held a family seat
since the arrival of their Norman ancestors with Duke William the Conqueror in 1066. The name, being of Norman origin comes from an Old French word: "roncin," meaning "workhorse." Undoubtedly of occupational
origin, the name was probably given to someone who tended to workhorses. Another possibility is that it was given to a "workhorse" of a person, ie one who did hard physical labor for a living.
Early History of the Ronsin family
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Ronsin Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Runciman, Runcie, Runcieman, Runchman, Runcy and many more.
Early Notables of the Ronsin family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ronsin family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John T. Runcie, who arrived in New York in 1840; James Runciman, who came to Michigan sometime between 1845 and 1848; John Runciman, who settled in Ohio in 1851.
Contemporary Notables of the name Ronsin (post 1700)
- Charles Philippe Ronsin, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 CITATION[CLOSE]
Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Charles Ronsin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
Ronsin Family Crest Products
- ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 27) Charles Ronsin. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html