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

Early Origins of the Runyon family


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

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Early History of the Runyon family

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Early History of the Runyon family


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Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Runyon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Runyon Spelling Variations

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Runyon Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Runyon family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Runyon family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Runyon family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Runyon family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Runyon Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Vincent Runyon, 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)

Runyon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • W. Runyon, who settled in San Francisco in 1852

Runyon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • E. Runyon, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Chas. Runyon, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Elsie Waite Runyon, aged 37, who emigrated to America, in 1910
  • Frank Runyon, who emigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • David Runyon, aged 54, who landed in America, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Runyon (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Runyon (post 1700)


  • Marvin Travis Runyon (1924-2004), American business executive for Ford Motor Car and Nissan Motors
  • Damon Runyon (1884-1946), American newspaperman and writer
  • Alfred Damon Runyon (1884-1946), American author and journalist
  • Jennifer Runyon (b. 1960), American actress
  • Charles West Runyon (1928-1987), American author
  • Donald E. Runyon, American fighter pilot and flying ace in the U.S. Navy, during World War II, credited with 11 aerial victories
  • Helen K. Runyon, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Barstow, California, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Harry Runyon, American Democrat politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Warren County, 1921-23; Member of New Jersey State Senate from Warren County, 1939-47 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Enos W. Runyon, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Union County, 1867 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Elissa Runyon, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virgin Islands, 1988 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Runyon

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Suggested Readings for the name Runyon


  • 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.

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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