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The name McCanny arose in two distinct Irish Septs, the O'Cannys and the MacCannys. The O'Cannys are descended from the powerful O Caithniadh sept, whereas the MacCannys are descended from the Mac Annaidh (later Mac Cannaidh) Sept.

McCanny Early Origins



The surname McCanny was first found in Thomond (Irish: Tuadh Mumhan), what is now County Clare, and in Erris, now County Mayo, where the O Caithniadh family of the Ui Fiachrach Muaidhe were chiefs until the 13th century.

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McCanny Spelling Variations


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McCanny Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Canny, O'Canny, MacCanny and others.

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McCanny Early History


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McCanny Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McCanny research. Another 37 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1609 and 1850 are included under the topic Early McCanny History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McCanny Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McCanny Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was the MacCanny family of the Castle of Drumbanny, near Limerick. Later the family were of Ballycasey (now Firgrove) in the...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early McCanny Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

McCanny Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Biddy McCanny, aged 20, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Ambassador" in 1834

McCanny Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John McCanny, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"

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Contemporary Notables of the name McCanny (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name McCanny (post 1700)



  • R J McCanny, American Civil War soldier, member of the Georgia 60th Infantry Regiment
  • Sir John Vincent McCanny CBE, FREng, FRS, MRIA (b. 1952), Irish Professor of Microelectronics Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast

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McCanny Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. 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.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    7. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The McCanny Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The McCanny 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 14 March 2017 at 08:16.

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