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Runkle Early Origins



The surname Runkle was 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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Runkle Spelling Variations


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Runkle Spelling Variations



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

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Runkle Early History


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Runkle Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Runkle Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Runkle Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Runkle 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:

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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Contemporary Notables of the name Runkle (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Runkle (post 1700)



  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 November 2015 at 11:39.

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