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Origins Available: English, Irish


The Runion surname is an Anglicization of the French name Rongnon.

Runion Early Origins



The surname Runion was first found in on the island of Jersey, where an exile from Poitiers, France, made a brief stop on his way to Ameri ca. It is unclear whether other Huguenots of this name settled in parts of England.

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Runion Spelling Variations


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Runion Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Runyon, Runyan, Runyun, Runion, Rongnion, Runnion and others.

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Runion Early History


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Runion Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Runion research. Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Runion History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Runion Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Runion Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Runion 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:

Runion Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Sarah Runion, who landed in New York in 1860
  • Helen Runion, aged 18, who settled in America, in 1896

Runion Settlers in Canada in the 16th Century

  • Peter Runion, who arrived in Nova Scotia between 1598 and 1867

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Contemporary Notables of the name Runion (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Runion (post 1700)



  • James M. Runion, American politician, Delegate to South Carolina State Constitutional Convention from Greenville County, 1868

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Runion Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    9. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Runion Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Runion 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 9 November 2015 at 11:39.

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