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An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


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Spelling variations of this family name include: Runacres, Runacus, Ruynacres, Runagle, Runeckles, Runecles, Runicles, Runnackles, Runnacles, Runnagall, Runneckles, Runnicles, Renacres, Rennacres and many more.

First found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1246 when Alan de Runacres held estates in that shire.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Runkle research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Runkle History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Runkle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Samuel Runkle, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765

Runkle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • G Runkle, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • M Runkle, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Cornelius Runkle, aged 24, arrived in New York, NY in 1852
  • Katherine Runkle, aged 25, arrived in New York, NY in 1852

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  • William Runkle, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Sussex County, 1798
  • R. E. Runkle, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860


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  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Runkle Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Runkle 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.

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