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Runkel Family History

Runkel Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place so named in the Lahn area in Hesse.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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8,221 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,880 Military Records
963 Immigration Records
6,329 Census and Voter Lists
21,159 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Runkel Families

  • Number of Runkel families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Runkel families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Runkel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Runkel Family Origin

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Runkel Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Runkel

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Runkel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Runkel census records

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Runkel Civil War Service Records

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