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

Runyan Early Origins



The surname Runyan 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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Runyan Spelling Variations


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Runyan Spelling Variations



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

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Runyan Early History


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Runyan Early History



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

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Runyan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Runyan Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Runyan Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Vincent Runyan, who arrived in New Jersey in 1665 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Runyan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • B. F. Runyan, who setted in San Francisco in 1852
  • M. Runyan, who arrived in California in 1868

Runyan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Helen S. Runyan, aged 17, who landed in America, in 1903
  • S. Edith Runyan, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Laura Runyan, aged 45, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • Mary Runyan, aged 32, who landed in America, in 1905
  • Elmer Runyan, aged 49, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Runyan (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Runyan (post 1700)



  • Marla Runyan (b. 1969), American six-time gold medalist marathon runner
  • Paul Scott Runyan (1908-2002), American professional golfer, member of the World Golf Hall of Fame
  • Merle M. Runyan, American Democrat politician, Chair of Custer County Democratic Party, 1940; Member of Nebraska Democratic State Executive Committee, 1940
  • M. C. Runyan, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma Territory, 1904
  • James A. Runyan, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 6th District, 1904; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1916
  • Cecil A. Runyan, American politician, Delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Van Buren County, 1933
  • Tygh Runyan (b. 1976), Canadian actor and musician
  • Sean David Runyan (b. 1974), former Major League Baseball player

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Suggested Readings for the name Runyan


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Suggested Readings for the name Runyan



  • The Ancestors, and their Children of Enoch R. Runyan (1824-1908) of New Jersey and Illinois and his Known Descendants by Melba Marion Runyon Aaron.
  • Tracking Barefoot Runyan: Descendants of Isaac Barefoot Runyan: Tracing the Path of these Runyans from the Shenandoah Valley through Tennessee and Alabama on their Journey Westward by Marie Runyan Wright.

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Runyan Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
  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. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. 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.
  6. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  7. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  8. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  11. ...

The Runyan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Runyan 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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