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The surname Runian comes from the Irish O Ruanaidhin.

Runian Early Origins



The surname Runian 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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Runian Spelling Variations


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Runian Spelling Variations



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

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Runian Early History


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Runian Early History



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

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Runian Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Runian Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Runian 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:

Runian Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Runian, who landed in New Orleans in 1823

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Runian Family Crest Products


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Runian Family Crest Products




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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    7. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    8. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
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    The Runian Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Runian 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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