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The nationality of Runnels may be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Runnels may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

Runnels Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Runnels come may come from a craft, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many names like Runnels come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Runnels family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Runnels were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have given rise misspellings of Runnels. Last names like Runnels change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family branches, and countries over time.

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