100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016

Origins Available: English, Irish


The Bannon name is derived from the Gaelic Banin, though there has been much confusion about this name involving the Irish Gaelic word bn, which means "white."

 More

The surname Bannon was first found in the barony of Clonisk, in the southern tip of County Offaly (Irish: Ubh Fhil) originally the Kingdom of U Failghe, located in central Ireland in the Province of Leinster, where a Medieval Sept of this name was found.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Banain, O'Bannon, Banim, O'Bannaghan, Bannaghan, O'Banan and many more.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bannon research. Another 457 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1152, 1172, 1316, 1319, 1585, 1659, 1796, 1798, 1842, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Bannon History in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bannon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

 More

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bannon Settlers in United States in the 18th Century


  • Owen Bannon, who was a forced emigrant, arriving in America in 1737

Bannon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century


  • Michl Bannon, aged 23, landed in New York, NY in 1803
  • Ann Bannon, who arrived at the port of New York in 1805
  • Patk Bannon, who landed in America in 1805
  • Ann Bannon, who landed in America in 1805
  • Peter Bannon, who arrived in New York, NY in 1815


Bannon Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century


  • Mr. James Bannon U.E who arrived in Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 359 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 off East River, New York
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Bannon who arrived in Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 509 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 off East River, New York
  • Miss Sarah Bannon (b. 1769), aged 14 who arrived in Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on December 13, 1783 was passenger number 547 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on November 14, 1783 off East River, New York

Bannon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century


  • Joseph Bannon, aged 28, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, NB in 1834 aboard the brig "Breeze" from Dublin

Bannon Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century


  • Mary Bannon, aged 19, a farm servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa"
  • Patrick Bannon, aged 32, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Victoria Regia"

Bannon Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century


  • Stephen Bannon, aged 24, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hudson" in 1879

 More

  • Jack Bannon (b. 1940), American actor
  • Jim Bannon (1911-1984), American radio and film actor
  • Chad Bannon (b. 1970), American television and film actor
  • Bruce Bannon (b. 1951), American professional NFL football player
  • James Bannon (b. 1959), Irish politician, farmer, and auctioneer
  • John Charles Bannon AO (1943-2015), Australian politician, 39th Premier of South Australia (1982-1992)
  • Mr. John Joseph Bannon (d. 1912), aged 32, English Greaser from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
  • John Bannon (b. 1943), Australian politician and academic
  • Gary Bannon, British actor, poet, and comedian
  • Eamonn Bannon (b. 1958), Scottish footballer

 More

 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Bannon Armorial History With Coat of ArmsBannon Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Bannon Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageBannon Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Bannon Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesBannon Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Bannon Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainBannon Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Bannon Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugBannon Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Bannon Armorial History with FrameBannon Armorial History with Frame
Bannon Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsBannon Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

  1. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
  2. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  3. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  4. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  8. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
  9. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  10. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  11. ...

The Bannon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bannon 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.

This page was last modified on 24 April 2016 at 13:12.

Sign Up

  

100% Satisfaction Guarantee - no headaches!