Running Family History

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Running Name Meaning

Scottish: perhaps a variant of Irish Runyon. UK 19, Lanarkshire Probably also an altered spelling of German Ronning. EG

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


Similar surnames: Dunning, Rushing, Ronning, Runnion, Henning, Winning, Canning

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Running Family Origin

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Running Family Occupations

What did your Running ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hosiery Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Running. 20% of Running men worked as a Hosiery Salesman and 50% of Running women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Running were Tilica Sand Quarryman Heavy Worker and Head Of Commerci Dept College Of Technology

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hosiery Salesman
    20%
  • Passed Fireman Available
    20%
  • Telephone Traffic Dept G P O (travelling)
    20%
  • Tilica Sand Quarryman Heavy Worker
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Shorthand Typist Retd
    17%
  • Dais Waitress Cafe
    9%
  • Head Of Commerci Dept College Of Technology
    9%

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

Running Historical Records

What Running family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Running. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Running census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Running

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Running. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Running. For the veterans among your Running ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Running Life Expectancy

What is the average Running lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Running life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Running in 1951 was 59, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Running

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Running 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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