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Runco Family History

Runco Name Meaning

Italian: variant of Rungo, apparently from an old Germannpersonal name Rungus, of uncertain origin and meaning. GC,nkh

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

Similar surnames: Rusco, Ronco, Cunico, Rubbo, Raco, Franco, Rullo, Ruffo, Runte, Runde

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Where is the Runco family from?

You can see how Runco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Runco family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Runco families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Runco families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Runco's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Runco families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Runco surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Runco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Sales Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Runco. 50% of Runco men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Runco women worked as a Sales Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Runco were Janitor and New Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sales Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Domestic
  • New Worker
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What Runco family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 806 census records available for the last name Runco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Runco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 528 immigration records available for the last name Runco. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 324 military records available for the last name Runco. For the veterans among your Runco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Runco lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Runco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Runco in 1948 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

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