Last name: RUNYON

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RUNYON : This last name is indexed 18,425 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

RUNYON : 1: Americanized form of French Rongnion (or perhaps of some other similar French surname): unexplained. The surname Rongnion is no longer found in France. Compare Runion Runnion Runyan and Runyen.2: Possibly also Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Rúnaidhin ‘descendant of Rúnaidhin’ from a pet form of the personal name Ruanaidh (see Rooney). This form of the surname has now died out in Ireland and Britain.

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