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Runner Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Ronner, an occupational name for a runner or messenger, a lightly armed mounted soldier. Compare Renner. UK 0EG

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


Similar surnames: Renner, Gunner, Rinner, Benner, Rayner, Rubner, Rudner, Runser

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Runner Family Origin

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Runner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Runner family was Farm Laborer. The most common Runner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Runner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Runner.

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Runner Historical Records

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Runner Life Expectancy

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Famous Runner Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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