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Runquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements run ‘rune’, ‘runic letter’ or rund ‘round’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’. OV, LP

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


Similar surnames: Rundquist, Gronquist, Sundquist, Lundquist, Enquist, Winquist

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Runquist Family Origin

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Runquist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Runquist. A less common occupation for the Runquist family was Farm Laborer. The most common Runquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Runquist's were Farmers.

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Runquist Historical Records

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Runquist Life Expectancy

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