McConnon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
While the Anglicized versions of Irish names are often familiar to people, their Irish Gaelic heritage is often unknown. The original Gaelic form of the name McConnon is O Canain, from the word "cano," which means "wolf cub."
Early Origins of the McConnon family
The surname McConnon was first found in Tirconnell (Irish: Tír Chonaill) present day Donegal
, located in Northwestn Ireland
in the province of Ulster
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times.
Early History of the McConnon family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McConnon research.Another 290 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1659, and 1687 are included under the topic Early McConnon History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
McConnon Spelling Variations
Individual scribes in the Ireland
during the Middle Ages would often record a person's name various ways. How the name was recorded depended on what that particular scribe believed the proper spelling for the name pronounced to him was. Spelling variations
revealed in the search for the origin of the McConnon family name include Cannon, O'Cannon, MacCannon, Cannan, Cannen, Cannin, MacCannan, McCannon, McCannan and many more.
Early Notables of the McConnon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the McConnon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
McConnon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- Mrs. Ellen McConnon, aged 50 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Huron" departing from the port of Belfast, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in July 1847 CITATION[CLOSE]
Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 43)
Contemporary Notables of the name McConnon (post 1700)
- James C. McConnon, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
McConnon Family Crest Products
- ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 43)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html