The original Gaelic form of Manon was O Mainnin.
, located on the west coast of the Island.
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Scribes and church officials, lacking today's standardized spelling rules, recorded names by how they were pronounced. This imprecise guide often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations
of the surname Manon are preserved in documents of the family history. The various spellings of the name that were found include Mannion, O'Mannin, O'Mannion, Mannyan, Mennon and many more.