The surname Ruineen comes from the Irish O Ruanaidhin.
Early Origins of the Ruineen family
The surname Ruineen was first found in Counties Leitrim
(Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland
in the province of Ulster
, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel.
Early History of the Ruineen family
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Ruineen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rooneen, O'Rooneen, Ruineen, Runian, Runion, Roonian and many more.
Early Notables of the Ruineen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ruineen family to the New World and Oceana
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.