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Runyon Family History

Runyon Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rúnaidhin, from a diminutive of the personal name Ruanaidh (see Rooney).

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

431,165 Historical Documents with Runyon on Ancestry.com
43,067 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,600 Military Records
1,285 Immigration Records
28,237 Census and Voter Lists
350,976 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Runyon Families

  • Number of Runyon families
     51 - 100
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Runyon families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Runyon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Runyon census records

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Runyon Family Origin

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Runyon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Runyon

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Runyon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Runyon census records

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Runyon Civil War Service Records

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