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The surname Ruineen comes from the Irish O Ruanaidhin.

Ruineen Early Origins



The surname Ruineen 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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Ruineen Spelling Variations


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Ruineen Spelling Variations



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

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Ruineen Early History


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Ruineen Early History



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

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Ruineen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ruineen Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Ruineen 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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Ruineen Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    2. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    3. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    4. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    9. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    10. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
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    The Ruineen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ruineen 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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