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The surname Rooneen comes from the Irish O Ruanaidhin.

Rooneen Early Origins



The surname Rooneen 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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Rooneen Spelling Variations


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Rooneen Spelling Variations



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

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Rooneen Early History


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Rooneen Early History



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

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Rooneen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rooneen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rooneen 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 were:

Rooneen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Bridget Rooneen and Mary Rooneen, who immigrated to New York in 1850 and 1852
  • Neill and Rose Rooneen, who arrived in New York in 1866

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. 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.
    4. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    5. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    7. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    8. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
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    The Rooneen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rooneen 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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