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Multiple Origins for the Surname Runion


Irish


The surname Runion comes from the Irish O Ruanaidhin.

Runion Early Origins



The surname Runion 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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Runion Spelling Variations


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Runion Spelling Variations



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

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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 25 words (2 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)



More information is 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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Runion 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. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    3. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    4. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. 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 January 2017 at 09:15.

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