The family name Banon is one of the oldest Anglo-Saxon
names of Britain. It was originally a name for a person who worked as a person who was a slayer of men in battle. The name means warrior or solider.
Early Origins of the Banon family
The surname Banon was first found in London, where they held a family seat
from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest
Early History of the Banon family
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Banon Spelling Variations
Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred
years ago, spelling variations
of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Banon include Banning, Baning, Bannin and others.
Early Notables of the Banon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Banon family to Ireland
Some of the Banon family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 87 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Banon family to the New World and Oceana
A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England
at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England
. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:
Banon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Samuel Banon, aged 28, who landed in New York in 1812 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Banon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Christopher Banon, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843