Early Origins of the Mannen family
Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island.
Early History of the Mannen family
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Mannen Spelling Variations
Ireland during the Middle Ages was rarely consistent. This inconsistency was due to the scribes and church officials' attempts to record orally defined names in writing. The common practice of recording names as they sounded resulted in spelling variations such as Mannion, O'Mannin, O'Mannion, Mannyan, Mennon and many more.
Early Notables of the Mannen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mannen family to the New World and Oceana
In the late 18th century, Irish families began emigrating to North America in the search of a plot of land to call their own. This pattern of emigration grew steadily until the 1840s when the Great Potato Famine of the 1840s cause thousands of Irish to flee the death and disease that accompanied the disaster. Those that made it alive to the shores of the United States and British North America (later to become Canada) were, however, instrumental in the development of those two powerful nations. Many of these Irish immigrants proudly bore the name of Mannen:
Mannen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Mannen Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
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