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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

What did your Runquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Runquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Runquist's were Farmers. 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.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Runquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Runquist. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Runquist 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 Runquist. 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 Runquist. For the veterans among your Runquist ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Runquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Runquist lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Runquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Runquist in 1960 was 85, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Runquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Runquist 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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