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Ronning Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Ronnig, from a short form of a Germanic personal name based on run ‘rune’, ‘secret’, the suffix -ing denoting a descendant. Norwegian (Rønning): habitational name from any of over 100 farmsteads named Rønning or Rønningen, notably in eastern Norway and Trøndelag, from Old Norse Ryðningr, from ruð ‘clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Lonning, Bohning, Kroening, Panning, Denning, Rensing, Benning

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Ronning Family Origin

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Ronning Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ronning family was Conductor On Streetcar. Farmer, Book Binder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ronning. The most common Ronning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Ronning's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Book Binder

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Conductor On Streetcar

    8%

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Ronning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ronning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ronning census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ronning. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ronning. For the veterans among your Ronning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ronning Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ronning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ronning in 1956 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ronning ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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