Runser Family History

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Runser Name Meaning

South German and French (Alsace): from a topographic name Runs for a small creek + -er indicating habitation. SFN, from France; 1880, Fr, Ger; not in MTM, BR, etc. ExG***

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

Similar surnames: Unser, Runner, Ranger, Reiser, Hanser, Ruther, Riser, Gunter, Rinner

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Runser Family Origin

Where is the Runser family from?

Runser Family Occupations

What did your Runser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Runser. A less common occupation for the Runser family was Black Smith. The most common Runser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Runser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Beer Saloon

  • Black Smith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Runser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Runser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Runser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Runser 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 181 immigration records available for the last name Runser. 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 456 military records available for the last name Runser. For the veterans among your Runser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Runser Life Expectancy

What is the average Runser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Runser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Runser in 1952 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Runser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Runser 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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