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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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Book Binder

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Conductor On Streetcar

    8%

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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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Ronning Life Expectancy

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