Runquist Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Runquist. 26% of Runquist men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Runquist women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Runquist were Contractor and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Contractor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%

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

Runquist Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 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 250 immigration records available for the last name Runquist. 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 439 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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