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Where did the Irish Brannon family come from? What is the Irish Brannon family crest and coat of arms? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Brannon family history?Many variations of the name Brannon have evolved since the time of its initial creation. In Gaelic it appeared as "O Braondin," from the word "braon," which has several meanings, possibly meaning "sorrow" in this case.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Brennan, McBrennan, Brannon, Brannan, Brannen, Brannin, Brennyn, Brannyn, MacBrennan, Brenan, Branon, Branan, Branen and many more.
First found in County Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh), the former Kingdom of Osraige (Ossory), located in Southeastern Ireland in the province of Leinster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brannon research. Another 497 words(36 lines of text) covering the years 1014, 1172, 1395, 1520, 1600, 1832, 1625, 1693, 1768, 1830 and 1794 are included under the topic Early Brannon History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 99 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brannon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Brannon Settlers in the 18th Century
Brannon Settlers in the 19th Century
The Brannon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brannon Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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