Early Origins of the Runcy family
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 Runcy family
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Runcy Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Runciman, Runcie, Runcieman, Runchman, Runcy and many more.
Early Notables of the Runcy family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Runcy 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.
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