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The Bannon name is derived from the Gaelic ó Banàin, though there has been much confusion about this name involving the Irish Gaelic word bàn, which means "white."
The surname Bannon was first found in the barony of Clonisk, in the southern tip of County Offaly
(Irish: Uíbh Fháilí) originally the Kingdom of Uí 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.
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
Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bannon Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
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
- 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
- Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
- Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
- Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
- 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).
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
- Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
- 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.
- Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
- Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
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.
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