Ronning Family History

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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 1939, Housekeeper was the top reported job for people in the UK named Ronning. 25% of Ronning women worked as a Housekeeper

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housekeeper
  • Midwife (sc)
  • Nurse S R N S C N
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ronning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Ronning. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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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